Brian Kinkade http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Mo. Lawmakers Criticize Requirement That DSS Workers Must Also Provide Voter Registration Services http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-lawmakers-criticize-requirement-dss-workers-must-also-provide-voter-registration-services <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The <a href="http://dss.mo.gov/">Missouri Department of Social Services (DSS) </a>has again come under the microscope of an interim legislative committee looking into whether state agencies are operating efficiently.</span></p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 23:32:43 +0000 Marshall Griffin 29409 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Lawmakers Criticize Requirement That DSS Workers Must Also Provide Voter Registration Services Hearings Begin Into Efficiency Of Dept. Of Social Services & Other Mo. State Agencies http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/hearings-begin-efficiency-dept-social-services-other-mo-state-agencies <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Two days of hearings are underway by an interim House committee looking into how well state agencies in Missouri are delivering services to their clients.</span></p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 00:25:06 +0000 Marshall Griffin 28464 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Hearings Begin Into Efficiency Of Dept. Of Social Services & Other Mo. State Agencies Mo. Social Services Director Freeman Resigns After 5 Months http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-social-services-director-freeman-resigns-after-5-months <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Alan Freeman is stepping down as Director of the Missouri Department of Social Services, after only five months on the job.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Last December, Freeman left his job as President and CEO of <a href="http://www.gracehill.org/">Grace Hill Health Centers</a> in St. Louis to take over the state's Social Services department.&nbsp; A press release from Governor Nixon's office states that Freeman is leaving to return to his former position at Grace Hill.&nbsp; No reason was given for the decision.</span></p> Mon, 20 May 2013 18:45:18 +0000 Marshall Griffin 26560 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Social Services Director Freeman Resigns After 5 Months