Minnesota’s cash assistance program for low-income families will offer a $100 boost in monthly aid starting next year. Minnesota Public Radio reports that state lawmakers approved the Minnesota Family Investment Program’s monthly grant increase in May. The extra funding will be available beginning February 2020. It’s the first increase the program has seen since it was started 33 years ago. Minnesota officials estimate the change will help more than 30,000 families.
Minnesota’s cash assistance program for low-income families will offer $100 boost
By Ashley Hanley|2019-06-11T05:27:08-05:00June 11th, 2019|
About the Author: Ashley Hanley
Ashley (Goettl) Hanley is a North Mankato native and Mankato West graduate who made the switch from TV journalism to radio. After five years at KEYC News 12, Ashley is thrilled to be working for KTOE News. Ashley and her husband John, and son John, enjoy spending time in the community. You can also find Ashley coaching and playing softball and supporting her brother on the MSU football team and her sister with Scarlet athletics. Even though she went to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Ashley kept her Minnesota roots and is a big Twins and Vikings fan!