‘Voters delivered a mandate for action in the November election. After more than seven years of community and worker organizing, passing a statewide paid sick day policy is long overdue. We are excited about the support and enthusiasm in the community and at the Capitol for passing a strong bill, which is what Minnesotans deserve. None of us should be put in a position to compromise our own, or our loved one’s health for a paycheck,’ said TakeAction Campaigns Director Sabrina Mauritz.
Take Action Minnesota says no matter who is in charge, they need to remember the average Minnesota family has been slammed by rising inflation, soaring childcare costs and high gas prices. Take Action’s Trisha Harms says people need to thrive, not just survive. “The richest Americans are accumulating more wealth than ever before, while the rest of us, especially low-income Americans, are actually getting poorer.”
TakeAction Minnesota, a grassroots progressive group, said no matter who is in charge, policymakers could put all Minnesotans on equal footing if they invested in such areas as child care and public assistance programs.
Trisha Harms, communications director for the group, said it is not only about helping people survive, but also allowing them to thrive.
“The richest Americans are accumulating more wealth than ever before, while the rest of us, especially low-income Americans, are actually getting poorer,” Harms asserted.
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