'The Buck Stops Right Here': DHS Commissioner Jodi Harpstead Promises To Make ChangesThe new head of the Department of Human Services apologized to taxpayers Monday for more than $100-million in spending mistakes.
Lawmakers Confront Legislative Auditor's Report On DHS Tribal OverpaymentsThere are more questions today as lawmakers confronted a report that the state Department of Human Services overpaid tribes 29 million dollars for opioid treatments.
'Inexcusable Dysfunction' At MN DHS Led To Overpayments To TribesThe Minnesota Department of Human Services is under fire again.
Minnesota Agency's Estimate Of Tribal Overpayments GrowsThe Minnesota Department of Human Services says it underestimated the amount of money it overpaid two Native American tribes for substance abuse treatment covered under Medicaid.
'Rebuild Trust With The People Of Minnesota': New DHS Commissioner Jodi Harpstead Lays Out 90-Day PlanMinnesota's new human services commissioner says she'll focus on trustworthiness in her first 90 days on the job.
Gov. Walz Taps Jodi Harpstead To Be Commissioner Of Human ServicesGov. Tim Walz announced Monday his pick for the commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Human Services.
Walz To Announce His Pick For Minnesota DHS CommissionerThe Minnesota Department of Human Services has an $18 billion budget, 6,700 employees and serves roughly 1 million Minnesotans, but the department has had a rocky time this summer.
Report: DHS Overpaid Tribes By $25 MillionNew revelations about overpayments to two American Indian tribes are bringing more scrutiny to Minnesota's Department of Human Services.
DHS Commissioner Wheelock Appoints Interim Inspector GeneralAn interim manager has been appointed to serve the Minnesota Department of Human Services' Office of Inspector General while Carolyn Ham is on leave.
Talking Points: Interim Commissioner Pam Wheelock Discusses DHS Staff ShakeupIf you were in the middle of a vacation and got a call asking you to head up a giant bureaucracy that has been plagued with problems, would you say yes?
Minnesota Lawmakers Mull Splitting Up DHS After ResignationsSen. Jim Abeler, R-Anoka, says the roughly 20-division agency is "just too big." He says there are deep problems in the department.