Sunday October 25, 2020
| Last update: Saturday at 7:13 PM
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 12/04/08
While state officials announced a record $5.2 billion dollar budget deficit at the State Capitol here, Dec. 4 , about 25 members of the Minnesota Coalition for a People’s Bailout were outside the room chanting, “Hey politicians, here’s the fix! Tax the rich! Tax the rich!”
BY Mick Kelly | St. Paul, MN | 10/29/08
Standing in front of banner reading, “Bail out poor and working people - not billionaires!” leaders of the Welfare Rights Committee announced a campaign to combat the impact of the growing economic crisis at a press conference here, Oct. 29.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 9/08/08
On Sept. 5 the Labor Department reported that the unemployment rate in August rose to 6.1%, from 5.7% in July.
BY Linden Gawboy | St. Paul, MN | 9/27/03
A team of Welfare Rights Committee members marched up with the ladder and put it against the iron gate of the Minnesota governor’s mansion, Sept. 24.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 3/01/03
The state of Illinois is $5 billion in the red, according to new governor, Rod Blagojevich, who made the announcement one week after he took office in January.
BY Deb Konechne | St. Paul, MN | 2/01/03
Minnesota's poor are going on the offensive against budget cuts and welfare cut-offs.
BY Deb Konechne | St. Paul, MN | 10/01/02
"Not one dime in cuts to poor and working people! Make the rich pay for the budget crisis!" is the rallying cry of Minnesota's low-income families. As Minnesota faces a massive budget deficit, the Welfare Rights Committee is gearing up to go head to head with state politicians.
BY Adam Price | United States | 7/01/02
Poor and working class communities, already hit hard by layoffs and shorter work hours from the recession, are about feel more pain as state and local governments cut health care, education, and other social services that our families need.
Syndicate content
inspectorrandoness