BY Staff | St. Paul, MN | 12/02/09
Members of the Welfare Rights Committee and the Minnesota Coalition for a People’s Bailout gathered in the state capitol building, Dec. 2, outside the room where Minnesota Management and Budget department heads presented the ‘November Forecast,’ projecting a $1.2 billion deficit.
BY Staff | Minneapolis, MN | 10/28/09
More than 50 people gathered here, for an Oct. 28 mass community meeting to demand a moratorium or foreclosures and for protections for renters in foreclosed properties.
BY Mick Kelly | St. Paul, MN | 7/02/09
More than 50 people rallied in front of the Governor’s Mansion here, June 30 to slam Governor Pawlenty’s plan to cut hundreds of millions from health care, education, local government aid and human services.
BY Staff | St. Paul, MN | 2/22/09
The Welfare Rights Committee testified Feb. 18, in front of the Senate Health and Human Services Budget division.
BY Staff | St. Paul, MN | 2/12/09
The Minnesota People’s Bailout legislation was introduced in the Minnesota State Senate and House, Feb. 9.
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 Staff | St. Paul, MN | 8/27/08
These are statements from some of the many people who will protest against the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, MN on September 1-4, 2008.
BY Staff | St. Paul, MN | 8/12/08
Anti-war, low-income, labor and student activists have mounted a new legal challenge to Saint Paul’s policy of curtailing protests at the Republican National Convention.
BY Staff | Minneapolis, MN | 8/09/08
The Welfare Rights Committee held a celebration and organizing event Aug. 9 to get low-income families geared up for the Sept. 1 march on the Republican National Convention (RNC). Low-income women and their familes filled the Sibley Park Community Center where the event took place.
BY Staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/09/08
The Welfare Rights Committee held a protest outside the Hennepin county welfare office, June 8.