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Hubbard County drug offenders could lose welfare benefits

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PARK RAPIDS —Hubbard County Social Services will ask for permission Dec. 17 to implement a new state law that lets counties deny public assistance to people who use drugs.

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Hubbard would join other counties, including Becker County, which recently implemented the law.

Hubbard County Social Services Director Daryl Bessler said each county got a list of potential offenders this fall from the court system.

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