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07/28/20
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US Senate COVID-19 relief package falls dramatically short of what nation needs

The Senate relief package – called HEALS Act -- is inadequate to meet the challenges of this moment and is too small to jumpstart our economy. Instead of prioritizing the health and well-being of Americans and building for an economic recovery, the Senate plan falls short and would result in more kids going hungry and at risk of becoming homeless, force more lay-offs of teachers and other state and local government workers, and cause harmful cuts to health care, education, and other urgently needed services.
07/09/20
  • Nutrition
  • Poverty
  • Health Care
  • Housing
  • Federal Issues
  • Income and Work

Bonnie Tyler wasn’t wrong: We need a HERO

The HEROES (Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions) Act proposal is a needed Congressional effort to...
05/11/20
  • Income and Work
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Rents are rising faster than Minnesotans’ incomes

For over a decade, unaffordable housing costs due to persistently low wages has been the reality for too many Minnesota families.
03/27/20
  • Housing
  • Income and Work
  • Minnesota Budget
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Governor Walz’s supplemental budget request focuses on pandemic response

Governor Tim Walz rolled out a revised supplemental budget proposal on March 22 that includes an additional $356 million...

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