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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

Working to Increase Financial Support for Low-Income Families

Legal Aid News | Posted on February 12, 2015

Legal Aid Attorney working to increase financial support for low-income families. ...continue reading

Health Insurance Outreach Efforts in Minnesota

Legal Aid News | Posted on September 18, 2014

“I will always be thankful to Legal Aid…they took my case and seriously fought for me to obtain the Medical Assistance that saved my life.” Health insurance enrollment makes a ...continue reading

“Olmstead Plan,” to improve treatment of people with disabilities

Legal Aid News | Posted on November 07, 2013

A new plan to better accommodate people with disabilities within the community was unveiled Thursday by Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon. Click here to read more... ...continue reading

Domestic-violence perpetrators held accountable

Legal Aid News | Posted on June 03, 2013

Legal Aid’s Executive Director in the Star Tribune

Legal Aid News | Posted on May 20, 2013

Legal Aid's Executive Director discusses our work in the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Read the article here....

Restraint and Seclusion in Minnesota Schools

Legal Aid News | Posted on April 11, 2013

There is increased scrutiny of the use of restraint and seclusion in our nation’s public schools. National and local media outlets have reported children being injured or even killed as a ...continue reading

Supervising Attorney Ron Elwood comments on pay day lending

Legal Aid News | Posted on January 28, 2013

William Mitchell Law Review includes an article about civil legal services in Minnesota

Legal Aid News | Posted on January 23, 2013

The most recent issue of the William Mitchell Law Review includes an article about civil legal services in Minnesota written by Ron Elwood, Supervising Attorney at the Legal Services Advocacy 
 ...continue reading

Ron Elwood and Attorney General Lori Swanson discuss Proposed Debt Buyer Legislation on MPR

Legal Aid News | Posted on January 18, 2013

Ron Elwood, supervising attorney of LSAP, and Attorney General Lori Swanson discuss the Attorney General’s proposed legislation to protect consumers from unfair burdens placed on them by debt ...continue reading

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