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Key human services proposals that restructure long-term care services, provide for the safe and healthy development of children and strengthen chemical and mental health services are scheduled to be heard by legislators Wednesday. The Senate Health, Human Services and Housing committee is set to review the legislation starting at noon in room 15 of the Capitol.
“These proposals put the needs of Minnesotans at the forefront, promoting reform and investing in initiatives to improve services,” said Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson. “They will better meet the needs of the elderly and people with disabilities, help prepare children to get off on the right foot for school and improve chemical and mental health services.”
The DHS initiatives include: