Email Appears to Show DHS Wanted to Cut Check to Child Care Center Connected to ‘Taliban Official’

Officials in Minnesota’s Department of Human Services (DHS) allegedly wanted to cut a new check to a child care center that had its bank account frozen by the Office of Foreign Asset Control because of the account owner’s association “with a Taliban official,” emails obtained by a state representative show.

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Think Tank Launches ‘Scandal Tracker’ So Minnesotans Can Keep Up with Reports of Fraud

A Minnesota think tank launched a new “scandal tracker” so residents can keep up with the latest reports of fraud and mismanagement coming out of the state’s agencies.

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Commissioners Skip Minnesota Senate Hearing After Report Shows 1300 Contract Violations Across Agencies

State Sen. Julie Rosen (R-Vernon Center) said she was “very upset” with a pair of commissioners for skipping a Wednesday Senate Finance Committee hearing on contract violations in the Minnesota Department of Human Services and other state agencies.

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DHS Blasted for ‘Lack of Humanity’ in Asking Tribal Nations to Pay $29 Million for State’s Mistakes

Legislative Auditor Jim Nobles testified before a joint Senate committee hearing this week where he described the Minnesota Department of Human Services as “dysfunctional” and “fraught with problems,” and warned of “contentious litigation” between tribal nations and the state.

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New Report Describes Culture of ‘Troubling Dysfunction’ at Minnesota DHS

A new report released Tuesday claims that Minnesota’s Department of Human Services repeatedly reimbursed opioid treatment providers “without legal authority” and “never documented their decisions.”

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