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Governor's Office News Release: Governor Dayton Releases New Report on Minnesota’s Opioid Crisis, Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Curb Opioid Abuse and Save Lives

ST. PAUL, MN – Joined by a bipartisan coalition of legislators, Governor Mark Dayton today announced a slate of legislative proposals that would combat the opioid crisis and save lives across Minnesota. 

Minnesota receives Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) funding

On Jan. 22, Congress passed a six-year extension of funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Minnesota’s CHIP allotment for FFY 2018 is an estimated $122 million. The impact will be reflected in the February 2018 state forecast. For more information on CHIP, see our fact sheet.

Study of Hennepin County shows older workers could help address state workforce shortage

Helping Minnesotans to work longer before retirement can benefit the state’s economy and also support workers who lack sufficient savings to retire.

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