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BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 6/01/04
Minnesota state politicians were forced into a corner this spring.
BY Mick Kelly | St. Paul, MN | 2/04/04
Braving one of the worst blizzards in recent memory, low-income people converged on the state capitol, Feb 2, to demand that lawmakers undo the cuts to public assistance.
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 Kim DeFranco | St. Paul, MN | 12/11/02
The Welfare Rights Committee and community supporters went to Governor Ventura's office, Nov. 21, to picket and demand that the he stop the scheduled "Holiday 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 Kim DeFranco | St. Paul, MN | 5/31/02
"We call it the 'Mother's Day Massacre,'" said Trishalla Bell, of the Welfare Rights Committee
BY Linden Gawboy | St. Paul, MN | 4/02/02
The Welfare Rights Committee has taken to the airwaves (and cable networks) to pound anti-poor politicians.
BY Linden Gawboy | St. Paul, MN | 4/02/02
"Tell the monsters to come out. They want to tell those monsters how angry they are," said Ya Vang, Hmong interpreter for the Welfare Rights Committee (WRC).
BY Kim DeFranco | St. Paul, MN | 8/29/01
On Aug. 25, 3,000 people came to the State Capitol to stand up against the racist Ku Klux Klan and a group of neo-nazis.
BY Linden Gawboy | St. Paul, MN | 5/07/01
"House Republicans! We're at your door! Stop stealing from the poor!" chanted more than 150 low-income people, outside the doors to the chambers of the MN House of Representatives, May 3.
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