Thursday, March 28, 2013

Torres Ray takes the $101 pledge

63TorresRay.jpgSeveral Minnesota lawmakers have been challenged to live on the same amount that families on Minnesota's welfare program get per week. Many, including Senator Patricia Torres Ray (MPA '02), say they can't do it on the $101 a week their family would get. The Minnesota legislature is considering a request to raise the amount it gives out per family through the Minnesota Family Investment Program.

Watch the video of the press conference.

Originally published in the Humphrey Diversity Blog.

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