"The commission shall study and report to the legislature on all matters relating to the economic status of women in Minnesota
Minnesota Statutes 3.303
The Office on the Economic Status of Women (OESW) advises the legislature and provides information and statistics on women in Minnesota. The office gathers information on population characteristics, educational attainment and enrollments, marital and parental status, household characteristics, labor force status and employment characteristics, and basic information on women's legal and economic rights.
Cost-of-Living Adjustments (COLA) for Child Support and Spousal Maintenance: The Consumer Price Index is now available through March 2014 (CPI-U) and the second half of 2013 (MSP CPI-U). See OESW's CPI page at www.oesw.leg.mn/cola/cpi.php