Minnesota Budget Bites

Income and Work

  • 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...
  • Income and Work
  • Minnesota Taxes

Business climate rankings don’t give the full story

Business climate studies are a popular way to rank states. The Tax Foundation in Washington, D.C. just released its 2014...
  • Federal Issues
  • Poverty
  • Nutrition
  • Federal Budget

U.S. House votes to cut SNAP for at least 41,000 Minnesotans

The bill that narrowly passed the U.S. House yesterday would make harsh cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance...
  • Income and Work
  • Racial Equity
  • Poverty

Minnesota still a land of inequality

Minnesota is the land of unequal opportunities. That’s according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau. The American...


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