HUMAN SERVICES

Long-Term Care Visitation Still Not Recommended, Rules Out For Movie Theaters

North Dakota Smart Restart

BISMARCK, N.D. — Gov. Doug Burgum and other state leaders continue to work to protect the vulnerable population from COVID-19. Of the 218 long term care facilities in North Dakota, 27 have positive cases. Villa Maria in Fargo has the most with 27. The executive director of Human Services has a message for everyone. “Even though the governor is talking…

North Dakota Making the Switch from Visa to Mastercard

It'll replace the ReliaCard

  NORTH DAKOTA — North Dakota is making the switch from Visa to Mastercard. Human Services will begin using the new Way2Go Card on June 1. It’ll replace the ReliaCard. The cards are issued to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families clients, Child Care Assistance Program providers, and parents who choose not to receive electronic child support payments through direct deposit….

No Budget Deal Yet: Minnesota Lawmakers Have Until Midnight

Both sides are trying to avoid the first government shut down since 2011

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota legislative session ends at midnight and there is still no agreement on the budget. Both sides have agreed to make changes to original proposals, but divisions remain on what areas to focus on within the nearly $46 billion budget bill. Republicans favor returning much of a $1.6 billion surplus in the form of…