Wednesday December 8, 2021
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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 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 Deb Konechne | St. Paul, MN | 4/02/01
In a nationally unprecedented move, a bill to repeal the time limit on welfare was introduced at the Minnesota State Capitol.
BY Michael Wood | St. Paul, MN | 2/01/01
"We are here at the state capitol demanding that this government stop attacking the poor! We are here to demand an end to the 5-year lifetime limit on welfare for families in poverty!" declared Deedee Francis, of the Minnesota Welfare Rights Coalition.
BY Mick Kelly | Minnesota | 10/01/00
The Minnesota Welfare Rights Coalition has issued a call for all progressive organizations to sign a declaration against the five-year limit on welfare.
BY Deb Konechne | Minnesota | 8/31/00
On August 22, low income families across Minnesota held protests to mark the fourth anniversary of the signing of the federal welfare "reform" law.
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