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State agrees to take a 'step back' on WRTC financing shift


WILLMAR -- Plans by the Minnesota Department of Human Services to change how adult mental health care is funded have been put on hold -- at least for the time being. In a letter sent Wednesday to local legislators, Assistant Commissioner of Chemical and Mental Health Services Wes Kooistra said the state will "step back from the financing changes we proposed for the Adult Mental Health Initiatives."

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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