DHS: 150,000 More Families May Be Eligible For Additional SNAP Food Benefits; Deadline Is July 31The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) says thousands of families may still be eligible to apply for additional benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Day Programs For Residents With Disabilities VanishThe agencies many Minnesotans with disabilities depend on are struggling to pay their bills, and they're asking the state for a badly needed lifeline.
Resident Killed At DHS-Operated Group Home In West St. Paul; Another Resident ArrestedHe was pronounced dead on the scene by paramedics. His name has not been released.
Veteran Reaches $75K Settlement With Employer That Refused To Allow Service Animal At WorkA veteran with a service-related disability reached a $75,000 settlement Wednesday after her employer refused to allow her service animal to come to work.
Report: St. Cloud Worker Used Drugs With Vulnerable AdultThe investigation by the Minnesota Department of Human Services also found that the worker gave the vulnerable adult money to buy drugs.
Records Show State Agency Broke Law 200 Times Over Past YearPublic records show that the Minnesota Department of Human Services violated state law more than 200 times over the past year as it awarded $52 million in contracts and grant commitments without proper documentation.
The Startling Scale Of Dysfunction At Minnesota’s Department Of Human ServicesMinnesota's Department of Human Services admits it make a mistake when it overpaid Native American tribes by $29 million for opioid treatment programs over the last several years -- but state lawmakers say that's just one part of a disturbing pattern at the troubled agency.
'Things Went Too Far': Minnesota Doctors Keeping Closer Eye On Opioid PrescriptionsMinnesota doctors are keeping a closer eye on drugs they prescribe patients during the opioid crisis.
Minnesota Says It Must Repay Feds $48M For Improper Chemical Dependency PaymentsThe Minnesota Department of Human Services says it must repay the federal government an estimated $48 million that it paid to ineligible chemical dependency treatment providers.
Human Services Official Who Quit, Then Stayed, Resigns AgainDeputy Commissioner Claire Wilson's last day at the Department of Human Services will be Friday.
'It Is Time To Learn A Lesson': Lawmakers Hold Rare, Contentious Hearing On Troubled DHSMinnesota lawmakers are warning the Department of Human Services to end the turmoil at the $14-billion-a-year state agency.
Minnesota Dept. Of Human Services Reports Data BreachThe Minnesota Department of Human Services says a data breach potentially exposed personal information on up to 3,000 people.
Food Concerns Mount As Government Shutdown ContinuesAs day 28 of the federal shutdown comes to a close, fears of the continued strain on food shelves and federal food assistance programs grows.
Department Of Health Clears Maltreatment Complaint BacklogThe Minnesota Department of Health faced a backlog at the beginning of 2018 and encountered 2,321 reports awaiting triage.
New Child Support Law Aims To Reduce Parent ConflictThe law changes the formula for how courts adjust the basic child support amount.