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Income and Work

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  • Poverty
  • Income and Work

Many Americans struggle in poverty, according to new Census data

A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that many Americans have lived in poverty at some point. From 2009 to...
  • Minnesota Taxes
  • Minnesota Tax Credits
  • Poverty
  • Income and Work
  • Health Care

New poverty measure shows public policies make a difference

One in six Americans lived in poverty in 2012. That’s according to the Supplemental Poverty Measure (SPM) released by ...
  • Income and Work
  • Poverty
  • Health Care

A closer look at Minnesota’s inequalities

Minnesota continues to outperform most states on key measures like poverty, income and health insurance, according to ...
  • Income and Work

Boost in minimum wage good for many Minnesotans

A new report from JOBS NOW finds that increasing Minnesota’s minimum wage to $9.50 an hour would boost wages for about...


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