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Supports, special education funds fall to governor’s veto pen

Supports, special education funds fall to governor’s veto pen

Months of work disappeared with a few pen strokes as Gov. Mark Dayton May 23 vetoed the 2018 Minnesota Legislature’s major bills. Dayton nixed the tax and supplemental budget bills, sparking a war of words with the Republican-led House and …

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Services face uncertainties after veto

Services face uncertainties after veto

One of the biggest disappointments of the 2018 legislative session is the failure to address a seven percent cut to the funding many Minnesotans with disabilities rely on to live, work and participate in their communities. The first round of …

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Editor’s Column – June 2018

Editor’s Column – June 2018

Over the past couple months, I’ve  written to you here and we’ve contacted you online to ask for your help and support as Access Press faced some real financial challenges. Many of you in turn reached out to others in …

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Too much important work left undone on mental health issues

Too much important work left undone on mental health issues

After months of work, the House, Senate and the governor seem unable to reconcile their differences on the omnibus financial bill. That bill contained funding that would have addressed key issues facing Minnesota’s mental health system. While it was a …

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Access Press’s future looks brighter thanks to generous supporters

Access Press’s future looks brighter thanks to generous supporters

Heartfelt thanks to all who have contributed to Access Press in recent weeks and months. Donations large and small have come in after the newspaper board, and staff outlined the financial pressures we were facing.

We are thankful for all …

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HISTORY NOTE: Souls were not ‘forgotten’ due to the work of many people

Children’s mental health programs in peril, no fix in sight

People Incorporated founder devoted life to others

In Memoriam – June 2018

Accessible Events – June 2018

Regional News in Review – June 2018

People and Places – June 2018

Radio Talking Book – June 2018

June 2018 issue

Bonding needs for state parks, DHS facilities are still in play

Health care survey reveals cost increase worries

Service cut, work rules in limbo as session end nears

HISTORY NOTE: Documentary influenced work on behavior modification

Editor’s Column – May 2018

People and Places – May 2018

May 2018 edition

Live Well grants help Minnesotans stay in communities

Accessible Events – May 2018

Radio Talking Book – May 2018

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