DHS http://kgou.org en Oklahoma's Dept. Of Human Services Needs $33 Million This Year http://kgou.org/post/oklahomas-dept-human-services-needs-33-million-year <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">The director of&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma's</font>&nbsp;Department of Human Services is asking lawmakers to appropriate almost $33 million in state tax dollars to operate the agency through the end of June.</p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 14:21:00 +0000 Associated Press 23898 at http://kgou.org Oklahoma's Dept. Of Human Services Needs $33 Million This Year DHS Firing Two Employees Over Disabled Youth's Death http://kgou.org/post/dhs-firing-two-employees-over-disabled-youths-death <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;"><font color="red">Oklahoma's</font>&nbsp;Department of Human Services says it's firing two employees over their mishandling of a case involving a disabled 15-year-old boy who died of pneumonia last year after suffering alleged neglect and abuse at his father's home.</p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">Quinten Wood died Jan. 4, 2013.</span></p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 00:23:42 +0000 Associated Press 22986 at http://kgou.org DHS Firing Two Employees Over Disabled Youth's Death Oklahoma's DHS Under Fire Again http://kgou.org/post/oklahomas-dhs-under-fire-again <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">A woman who says her special needs brother died from abuse is calling for an investigation into&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma's</font>&nbsp;child welfare services.</p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 00:18:56 +0000 Associated Press 20681 at http://kgou.org Oklahoma's DHS Under Fire Again New Policies And Programs Not The Answer For Families In Crisis http://kgou.org/post/new-policies-and-programs-not-answer-families-crisis <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">Divorce and the effect it has on state government spending in&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>, including welfare programs, is not something that can be improved with new policies or programs. Thu, 03 Oct 2013 23:20:54 +0000 Associated Press 14718 at http://kgou.org New Policies And Programs Not The Answer For Families In Crisis Oklahoma DHS Officials Investigating Increase In Kids Under Care http://kgou.org/post/oklahoma-dhs-officials-investigating-increase-kids-under-care <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;"><font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;Department of Human Services officials say they're trying to determine why the number of children in state custody has increased sharply during the past 14 months.</p> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 17:08:35 +0000 Associated Press 13163 at http://kgou.org Oklahoma DHS Officials Investigating Increase In Kids Under Care