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State psychiatric hospital makes critical turnaround 

After two recent unannounced inspections by federal regulators, Anoka-Metro Regional Treatment Center has returned to full compliance with federal rules for hospital operations and patient care. 

2018 legislative session summary available

Elder abuse prevention, the opioid crisis and affordable health care were key human services issues before the Legislature during the 2018 session. The session ended with vetoes of the omnibus spending and tax bills, leaving only the pension bill and a number of policy nonbudget bills signed into law. DHS did not advance a policy bill and had a comparatively small budget request. A summary of 2018 changes affecting human services is on the DHS website, along with other legislative information.

Minnesota champion for children, families retiring

Capping a decades-long career of service to children and families, Minnesota Department of Human Services Assistant Commissioner Jim Koppel will retire next month. 

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