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Johnson says work requirements, school choice provide path out of poverty


School choice programs and work requirements for people receiving benefits like Medicaid are the best approaches to pull Minnesotans out of poverty, Republican candidate for governor Jeff Johnson said Monday.

Johnson debuted a plan to address poverty and unemployment in front of a former workforce center in north Minneapolis. He was flanked by a few Minneapolis residents who said government benefit programs helped them as they received work training and got jobs.


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