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Minnesota House Hearing Reignites Concerns About Child Care Fraud

A Monday morning hearing before the House Health and Human Services Committee reignited concerns about fraud within Minnesota’s Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP). Department of...

MN DHS repeatedly violated the law over grants and contracts

In the last year, Minnesota’s Department of Human Services (DHS) repeatedly violated the law by not having the proper documentation for $52 million worth...

Dysfunction: DHS paid providers $455 per day for people to take...

One of the biggest problems with American healthcare is that so much of the payments are driven by a government bureaucracy that is impervious...

Corruption Allegations Plague Minnesota’s Driver and Vehicle Services (DVS)

Several weeks ago, we reported that—in the face of months-long lines to take driving exams—Minnesota’s Driver and Vehicle Services (DVS), part of the Minnesota...

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...

Former Walz official under investigation, as is her husband’s “charity”

In late July, as part of Alpha News’ ongoing coverage of turmoil and mismanagement in the administration of Minnesota Democrat governor Tim Walz, we...

Minnesota government overpaid two tribes $25 million

Two Native American tribes—Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe and the White Earth Nation—were overpaid by Minnesota’s Department of Human Services (DHS) to provide Suboxone,...

University Professor Steals Money, Republican Lawmakers Call for Action

University administrators began investigating Professor of Education Aaron Doering after 5 Eyewitness News requested Doering’s expense and travel reimbursement forms from the school. First-class flights,...

Why Are Millionaires Able to Receive Food Stamps?

Rob Undersander, a retired engineer in Waite Park, Minnesota, wasn’t eager to go public about being a millionaire, but he wanted to expose a...