State program to see increase in cash assistance to low-income families

State program to see increase in cash assistance to low-income families Photo: Minnesota Department Human Services

Updated: January 31, 2020 02:19 PM

The Minnesota Family Investment Program, a program that helps families experiencing poverty, will see an increase in funding for the first time in 34 years. 

According to the Department of Human Services (DHS), the MFIP provides temporary income support and employment services for low-income families with children. 

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