MIDDLE CLASS MINNESOTANS
The Republican budget will increase property taxes on homeowners, renters and small businesses by more than $1 billion over the next four years.
The Republican budget will reduce supervision for offenders on probation, and cut support for battered women and crime victims.
The Republican budget will slash public universities by $411 million when more students need an affordable education to succeed in a tough economy.
The Republican budget will hit seniors hard with higher property taxes, and slash their critical transit services and health care.
THE SICK, DISABLED & VULNERABLE
The Republican budget will take away health care from 140,000 Minnesotans and eliminate crisis support for 20,000 disabled adults in poverty.
“We Want to Work for MN” is a coalition that advocates for a fair state budget and excellence in public services. Members include
AFSCME Council 5
Minnesota Association of Professional Employees
Inter Faculty Organization
Middle Management Association
Teamsters Joint Council 32
and the Minnesota Law Enforcement Association.