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Income and Work

08/01/16
  • Income and Work

Workers across the state get a raise today, but often still can’t make ends meet

Today many Minnesota workers will receive a raise. That’s due to the final scheduled minimum wage increase to $9.50 for...
07/25/16
  • Racial Equity
  • Poverty
  • Income and Work

In Minnesota, full-time workers of color three times as likely to be poor

Most people believe that full-time work should empower somebody to fill their fridge, fill their gas tank and start put...
06/30/16
  • Income and Work
  • Housing

New report shows how out of reach housing costs are

A report from the National Low-Income Housing Coalition, Out of Reach 2016 , shows that workers need to earn almost ...
05/19/16
  • Income and Work

Local interference restricts local governments’ ability to meet needs of their residents

Recently, “local interference” laws, which prevent local governments from setting higher standards than state law, have...

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