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Minnesota Budget Bites

Income and Work

08/05/16
  • Income and Work

Lack of earned leave hurts Minnesota families

Looking back on my childhood, I see that I was blessed. Whenever I was sick, my mom was able to take a sick day and care...
08/01/16
  • Income and Work

Workers across the state get a raise today, but often still can’t make ends meet

Today many Minnesota workers will receive a raise. That’s due to the final scheduled minimum wage increase to $9.50 for...
07/25/16
  • Racial Equity
  • Poverty
  • Income and Work

In Minnesota, full-time workers of color three times as likely to be poor

Most people believe that full-time work should empower somebody to fill their fridge, fill their gas tank and start put...
06/30/16
  • Income and Work
  • Housing

New report shows how out of reach housing costs are

A report from the National Low-Income Housing Coalition, Out of Reach 2016 , shows that workers need to earn almost ...

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