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Minnesota’s economy produces too few living wage jobs

Here are some of the unfortunate headlines in this new report on our economy.  Hunger Solutions is here to make sure low income Minnesotans get the food they need.

  • Minnesota’s real household median income is down 9.5% over last ten years
  • Most poor Minnesotans are working or seeking work
  • Disadvantaged families are staying disadvantaged
  • New jobs created in Minnesota have low wages and cost taxpayers
  • Inadequate earnings and incomes lead to reliance on public assistance
  • Public assistance helps working poor families to make ends meet

Review the report:

www.house.leg.state.mn.us_comm_docs_LivingWageJobsFinalReport

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