Minnesota lawmakers consider bill to provide veterans treatment instead of jail

Stop by the House’s booth at the Minnesota State Fair starting tomorrow and do just that – legislat. ors are scheduled to be on hand to chat about legislative topics during all 12 days of the fair’s run. And you can also snap a pic as House speaker, vote in our annual opinion poll and more!

Veterans a focus of Homeless Coalition efforts WJFW – Under veterans’ watchful eye, state breaks ground on $80 million skilled nursing facility at King Veterans Home . on a new nursing facility at the Wisconsin Veterans Home at King in. Mary Kolar broke ground on the John R. moses skilled nursing Facility. The 192-bed facility is set to cost $80 million, 65 percent of which is. Neglecting Wisconsin's vets: Residents suffer at King home while state reallocates surplus.

Minnesota Lawmakers Introduce Bills that Would Legalize Cannabis. The overall idea of the bill is the same as the first, which is to make cannabis legal for adults 21 and over and create a regulated and taxed system for commercial growth and sales. Under this bill, however, the tax revenue from sales would go to chemical dependency treatment and mental health education and treatment.

Jail Diversion Programs. Alcohol and drug rehabilitation treatment works as part of the jail diversion program initiative enacted by the court systems. These programs are offered through drug courts, so if there’s a drug court in your area, there’s a good chance the jail diversion program option is available to you.

Oklahoma lawmakers launch state-wide veteran registry ODVA Deputy Director Joel Kintsel recently went on our monthly segment on Tulsa’s KTUL "For Our Veterans" to discuss upcoming requests for proposals from cities interested in being home to the new OKlahoma Veterans Center.To view the interview click here.For Our Veterans appears the second Tuesday of each month on KTUL’s Good Day Tulsa.

Veterans’ treatment courts are the most recent type of problem-solving court being established in states. At least six state legislatures-Colorado, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Nevada and Texas-took action in 2009 and 2010 to authorize courts that address needs of veterans who become involved in the criminal justice system.

for more than 60 days. Veterans rated 20 percent or more are limited to the 10 percent disability rate. For a Veteran whose disability rating is 10 percent, the payment is reduced by one-half. Once a Veteran is released from prison, compensation payments may be reinstated based upon the severity of the service connected disability(ies) at that time.

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Unique bike ride motivates wounded veterans That breathing test, along with others on their blood, calcium and iron levels, as well as bone density scans and exercise programs will be used to.

He agreed to lead the development of a court for veterans following the nationally recognized 10 key components of veterans courts (see Appendix A). Grant funding provided by the Minnesota Department of Human Services – Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Division to fully implement the Veterans Court begins on July 1, 2013.