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BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 3/15/11
Minnesota Republicans are pushing legislation that would make it a crime for people on public assistance to have more $20 in cash in their pockets any given month.
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 12/28/10
Protesters will assemble at the Minnesota State Capitol Building, at 12 noon, Jan. 4 to say no to attacks on programs that serve poor and working people. Organized by the Minnesota Coalition for a People’s Bailout, the action will coincide with the opening of the Minnesota State legislature.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 9/15/10
As the candidates for governor were preparing to debate inside the Pantages Theater here Sept. 15, about 30 members of the Minnesota Coalition for a People’s Bailout, including folks from the Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee and the Welfare Rights Committee were on the street out front.
BY staff | Saint Paul, MN | 7/10/10
On July 8, members of the Welfare Rights Committee (WRC) gathered outside the Ramsey County welfare office, holding signs and passing out fliers urging people to hold the candidates for office, especially the governor’s office, accountable to the poor, unemployed and homeless.
BY staff | Detroit, MI | 7/07/10
Podcast of Angel Buechner, of the Minnesota-based Welfare Rights Committee, at the U.S Social Forum, June 24, at the workshop “Building the people’s struggle"
BY Linden Gawboy | St. Paul, MN | 5/18/10
“You need a permit to do that,” the cops told the group of women writing last-minute posters outside Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty’s office, May 17. The posters were in preparation for the Minnesota Coalition for a People’s Bailout event on the last day of the Minnesota legislative session.
BY Welfare Rights Committee | Minneapolis, MN | 5/07/10
Welfare Rights Committee hails Supreme Court ruling on unallotment, demands legislature take action for poor and working people.
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 5/05/10
Fight Back! interviewed Linden Gawboy, a leader of the Welfare Rights Committee and the Minnesota Coalition for a People’s Bailout on the implications of the May 5 Minnesota Supreme Court decision limiting Governor Pawlenty’s power of unallotment.
BY Jess Sundin | Minneapolis, MN | 3/27/10
We have a social safety net that is nearly gone, and the politicians are stealing the last crumbs from the tables of our state's poorest families. Not only do they ignore our kids when they cut the budget, they try to hide the fact that children make up the majority of impoverished people in this country.
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 3/25/10
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Welfare Rights Committee on the corporate media coverage that followed their March 23 die-in if front of the office of Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty.
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