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Income and Work

03/13/18
  • Income and Work
  • Minnesota Tax Credits
  • Housing

As rising rents outstrip Minnesotans’ incomes, affordability policies are under threat

A full-time worker needs to earn $18.60 an hour to afford a modest two-bedroom apartment in Minnesota. That’s up from...
02/13/18
  • Federal Issues
  • Health Care
  • Poverty

New Medicaid requirements will create barriers to health care

Since its origin in 1965, Medicaid has stood as America’s promise to care for our neighbors and loved ones, providing...
12/11/17
  • Racial Equity
  • Income and Work

State of Working Minnesota: Low-wage workers still struggling in the economy with stagnant wages

Minnesota has experienced a fairly strong economic recovery since the Great Recession, with low overall unemployment and...
12/04/17
  • Income and Work
  • Minnesota Taxes

Rankings of state “business climate” are misleading, fall short of actual measures

Note: I had the opportunity to see Dr. Peter Fisher present on state business climate rankings at the recent Minnesota...

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