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2016 legislative session fact sheets available online

Fact sheets summarizing human services proposals for the 2016 legislative session are now available on the DHS website. The fact sheets highlight proposals in both the capital budget and supplemental budgets. Gov. Mark Dayton’s supplemental budget recommendations for human services (PDF) are online. Legislative reports and background information also can be found on the legislative information page.

ApplyMN online application simplifies process

Minnesotans in need of health care, nutrition assistance, child care assistance and emergency assistance can apply online through ApplyMN, applymn.dhs.mn.gov. This site allows Minnesotans to fill out a single application online for a majority of public assistance programs.

Self-sufficiency and health care statistics report is online

The Family Self Sufficiency and Health Care Program Statistics available through April 2016 (PDF) report is available online. The report, compiled by the Reports and Forecasts Division, includes caseload numbers and expenditures for cash, emergency and food assistance programs and health care programs.

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