Minnesota Budget Bites

Income and Work

  • Poverty
  • Health Care

Income and health are tied together

“Income is one of the strongest and most consistent predictors of health and disease.” That’s from Minnesota Department...
  • Income and Work

Minimum wage raise is final

It’s official: 325,000 Minnesotans will get a raise. This afternoon, Governor Dayton signed House File 2091 , the bill i...
  • Income and Work

Minimum wage increase close to the finish line

Minnesota legislators agreed yesterday to increase the state’s minimum wage. Working Minnesotans shouldn’t be in poverty...
  • Income and Work

Minimum wage should keep up with the cost of living

One of the most compelling reasons why there is so much momentum to increase the minimum wage is that it hasn’t been...