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Landlords collected thousands of dollars in illegal “side payments” from low-income tenants

Legal Aid News | Posted on September 17, 2015

 Meria Murray came to Legal Aid for help after a housing court referee informed her that it was illegal for the landlord to charge illegal side payments – payments of rent above what the ...continue reading

Mishandling of Funds Alleged in Lawsuit

Legal Aid News | Posted on September 17, 2015

From an Access Press article: More than 5,000 Minnesotans with disabilities have been deprived of plus-$1 billion in services for more than two decades under a federal Medicaid program managed by ...continue reading

Law Suit Claims State Mismanaged Money

Legal Aid News | Posted on September 01, 2015

From this StarTribune article: "Thousands of Minnesotans with disabilities have been forced needlessly to wait months and even years for community-based services because the state has underspent ...continue reading

Disability Law Center publishes investigative report

| Posted on July 29, 2015

On July 29, 2015, the Minnesota Disability Law Center (MDLC) of Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid released “Investigative Report: Restraint and Seclusion at the Minnesota Security Hospital.” Based ...continue reading

Medical Legal Partnerships expanding in Minnesota

| Posted on June 30, 2015

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MMLA seniors attorney helps phone fraud victim

| Posted on June 16, 2015

The Star Tribune highlighted the ongoing problem of scam artists targeting vulnerable seniors, and Legal Aid's effort to help.  ...continue reading

Medical-Legal Partnership of Whittier Clinic and Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid

| Posted on May 27, 2015

MMLA is among the legal aid organizations providing help to clients of community health clinics. ...continue reading

Ann Cofell Named 2015 Athena Award WInner

| Posted on May 22, 2015

Ann Cofell Named 2015 Athena Award Winner by the Women’s Fund of the Central Minnesota Community Foundation. ...continue reading

Minnesota faces sanctions over too vague disability services plan

| Posted on May 07, 2015

From a  Star Tribune article: "U.S. District Judge Donovan Frank said the state’s revised blueprint — known as an Olmstead plan — failed to meet his earlier demands...".  ...continue reading

MMLA’s 2014 Annual Report is now available

| Posted on April 09, 2015

MMLA 2014 Annual Report. ...continue reading

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