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Lt. Governor Smith Announces New State Guidelines to Cut Risk of Opioid Addiction

New guidelines developed by health care providers and community partners under bipartisan legislation signed by Governor Dayton in 2015 In 2016, 376 people died from opioid overdoses in Minnesota, a 12 percent increase over the previous year New guidelines come as Minnesota is awarded $1.4 million in new federal funding to respond to availability of … Continue reading Lt. Governor Smith Announces New State Guidelines to Cut Risk of Opioid Addiction

Oklahoma, Texas promote Houston affordable housing effort

HOUSTON/November 6, 2017 (AP)(StlRealEstate.News) — Dozens of low-income families in Houston whose homes were damaged by flooding after Hurricane Harvey are getting help thanks to a partnership with a housing agency in Oklahoma City. The torrential rainfall in late August damaged thousands of homes in the Houston area, including seven properties owned by the Houston Housing … Continue reading Oklahoma, Texas promote Houston affordable housing effort

State awarded nearly $2.4M in community development grants

PROVIDENCE, R.I./October 22, 2017 (AP)(StlRealEstate.News) — Rhode Island has been awarded nearly $2.4 million in federal funding to revitalize neighborhoods and increase affordable housing throughout the state. U.S. Sens. Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse announced the funding from several programs administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for Rhode Island. The Rhode … Continue reading State awarded nearly $2.4M in community development grants