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Key human services proposals that restructure long-term care services and provide for the safe and healthy development of children are scheduled to be heard by legislators Wednesday. The House Health, Human Services and Finance committee is set to review the legislation starting at 10 a.m. in room 200 of the State Office Building. The proposals are part of Gov. Mark Dayton’s budget bill for health and human services, which is authored by Sen. Tony Lourey and Rep. Tom Huntley.
“These investments are critical to the well-being of the most vulnerable Minnesotans,” said Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson. “It’s our responsibility to ensure that children, the elderly, and people with disabilities have the care and support they need.”
The DHS initiatives include: