Housing is an important issue for the greater Mankato area, especially in terms of affordability. We can better meet other challenges as individuals, families, and communities if people have a secure place to live.
Senator Lourey Announces Grant to Help Kanabec County Residents Receive Mental Health Services Near Home
Kanabec County is receiving approximately $200,000 to assist residents with serious mental health issues who are transitioning from an Emergency Department, hospital, treatment center, or jail to programs in the community.
It is extremely hard for small towns to finance infrastructure projects of this magnitude on their own without passing on significant costs to taxpayers. By partnering with the PFA, we can prevent a lot of economic hardship that would otherwise fall on families and businesses.
I am grateful for the opportunity to use my experience as Minnesota’s first Latina senator to inspire others to become leaders in our democracy and advance policy change. Latinas have earned a seat at the table and a chance to lead.