Tuesday October 15, 2019
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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.
BY Deb Konechne | St. Paul, MN | 4/02/01
Members of the Welfare Rights Committee construct "Venturaville" out of cardboard boxes and tarps, in front of Governor Jesse Ventura's office, inside Minnesota State Capitol building.
BY Deb Konechne | Minneapolis, MN | 12/27/00
November 19, poor families and members of the Welfare Rights Committee flooded into the Hennepin County Government Center to confront the heads of welfare for the County.
BY Linden Gawboy | St. Paul, MN | 12/26/00
Poor people will take over the Minnesota State Capitol on February 1, 2000, the opening day of the legislative session.
BY Deb Konechne | St. Paul, MN | 4/20/00
Low-income people from around Minnesota are carrying out a powerful fightback against anti-poor politicians at the State Capitol.
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