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Supplemental budget information available online

Information about Gov. Mark Dayton’s supplemental budget recommendations for fiscal year 2018-2019 is available on Minnesota Management and Budget’s website. A document highlighting recommendations by agency (PDF) includes information specific to human services, including the MinnesotaCare buy-in, opioid treatment and prevention, safe schools, vulnerable adults and other priorities. 

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month

The Minnesota Department of Human Services is encouraging Minnesotans to make use of its resources on problem gambling as they “Have the Conversation” this month.

Governor's Office News Release: Dayton Announces Bipartisan Plan to Protect the Health and Safety of Seniors and Vulnerable Adults in Minnesota

Based on the recommendations of an independent work group convened by AARP Minnesota and a recent report from the Office of the Legislative Auditor (OLA), Governor Mark Dayton was joined by legislators and advocates today to announce a broad set of reforms and investments to hold providers guilty of abuse accountable and protect the health, safety, and dignity of seniors and vulnerable adults. 

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Help keep vulnerable adults safe. Report any suspected adult maltreatment by calling the Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center statewide toll-free number, 1-844-880-1574.
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