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Problems Continue at Minnesota’s Department of Human Services

Minnesota’s Department of Human Services (DHS) is engulfed in scandal. To name just a few issues, Democrat Governor Tim Walz still won’t explain why...

How does Minnesota’s DHS keep owing the Feds money?

State Senator Michelle Benson (R-Ham Lake) is the chair of the Health and Human Services Committee in the Minnesota Senate, the committee that oversees...

The Feds Want Their Missing Money Back From Minnesota DHS

Ongoing reporting at Alpha News has covered the problems and scandals at Minnesota’s Department of Human Services (DHS), the largest state agency with a...

Republicans Demand Answers from DHS During Hearing After a Multitude of...

Senate Republicans called the three and a half hour hearing a “chipping away process” and state their intent to have more hearings on the...

DHS Chief of Staff Resigns, Two Other Officials Rescind Their Resignations

Stacie Weeks resigned from her position as Chief of Staff for the Commissioner of DHS on Jul. 16 after Commissioner Tony Lourey...

DHS Commissioner Lourey Follows Colleagues in Resignation

Tony Lourey left the Minnesota Senate in January 2019 to take over as Commissioner of DHS. His tenure did not last long...

Minnesota House Democrats Vote to Allow Child Sex Offenders, Criminals to...

HF 2265, chief authored by Rep. Dave Pinto (DFL-St. Paul) passed the Minnesota House with a vote of 73-54. Pinto’s bill would order DHS...

Senator Mark Koran Urges DHS Inspector General Carolyn Ham to Resign...

The Office of the Legislative Auditor (OLA) recently released their investigative report after allegations came forward of over $100 million in fraud within the...

Senator Tony Lourey Appointment to DHS Will Cause Special Election In...

Update 1/4 12:50 PM: Since the article was published Republican Justin Kyrch has announced his candidacy for the State Senate _______________________________________________________________________     As Governor Tim Walz continues to...

State Revokes License for Somali-Owned Daycare

MINNEAPOLIS -- A Minneapolis daycare’s license has been revoked by the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS). In February, Alpha News reported Kingdom Kare...