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03/24/20
  • Federal Budget
  • Income and Work
  • Federal Taxes
  • Federal Issues

Federal stimulus plans should include everyone facing hardship

“At a time of crisis, it is much better to be generous and wide ranging than to be too targeted,” said Neel Kashkari, ...
03/16/20
  • Minnesota Budget
  • Poverty
  • Nutrition
  • Minnesota Budget Plans
  • Health Care
  • Child Care
  • Federal Issues
  • Income and Work
  • Federal Budget

Policymakers must act to prevent economic hardship, deep recession

The corona virus is creating a public health emergency and economic disruption. Policymakers should act to alleviate financial hardship and reduce the threat of a deep recession.
10/17/19
  • Poverty
  • Income and Work
  • Racial Equity

Census data illustrate opportunity gaps

Family in yellow
Even in this relatively strong economy, nearly 1 in 10 Minnesotans find that lack of good paying jobs, challenging transportation obstacles, and other barriers make it hard to afford the essentials, much less get ahead.
09/10/19
  • Health Care
  • Income and Work
  • Federal Issues

New Census data shows some positive trends, but not everyone benefits

The Census Bureau released new data today showing a 0.5 percent reduction in national poverty rates, making 2018 the...

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