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A New Political Landscape: 2018 Midterm Election Outcomes

Were you one of the nearly 2.6 million Minnesotans who got out and voted in Tuesday’s midterm elections? Thanks to everyone who activated their civil right to vote, this was the highest voter turnout in a midterm election in over fifteen years – since 2002!   The election resulted in some significant changes in Washington […]

Ask An Advocate: Medicare Cards

Q: I’m on Medical Assistance and Medicare and received a new Medicare card in the mail recently. I noticed my Medicare number changed and am worried it’s a scam. Is this true?   A: Luckily, it’s not a scam. New cards were sent out to individuals on Medicare starting earlier this year. The cards contain […]

Ask An Advocate: Cost of Living Options

Q: My daughter receives $750 each month in Social Security Income and is looking for a job and her own apartment. Her benefit is not enough to pay for rent, food, and clothes. Are there additional financial supports available?   A: Yes. Most individuals on Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are eligible for both Minnesota Supplemental […]

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