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Lawsuit: South Carolina's child welfare agency is endangering children, failing in basic needs

...enforcement, mental health and addiction professionals and families."The report echoed findings in an October Legislative Audit Council report, which said DSS relies heavily on unreliable data but has failed to ask for extra money and ignores...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-12/lawsuit-south-carolinas-child
DSS wants child endangerment suit dismissed

...standards, with some caseworkers having 60 or 70 children at a time.The lawsuit echoed findings in an October Legislative Audit Council report, which said DSS relied heavily on unreliable data, failed to request extra money and ignored growing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-20/dss-wants-child-endang
SC governor candidate's call for DSS session called unrealistic

...January.Beyond the Senate hearings, which led to Koller's resignation after months of Haley backing her, the Legislative Audit Council is expected to complete an audit of DSS within the next month.Crime victims' advocate Laura Hudson said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-09-15/sc-governor-candidates-call-dss-ses
South Carolina DSS director outlines $6.4 million plan to hire, keep caseworkers

...relies heavily on unreliable data, but has failed to ask for extra money and ignores growing problems. The Legislative Audit Council's report also found that caseloads in the child welfare agency are excessive and that the agency also doesn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-03/south-carolina-dss-director-o
Lottery-funded scholarships need review, South Carolina audit says

...according to an audit released Wednesday.The Legislative Audit Council recommends that the agencies review the lottery...Steinhilper said.Perry Simpson, the director of the Legislative Audit Council, called that a pretty good idea.Large changes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-10-29/lottery-funded-scholarshi
Audit suggests creating South Carolina adult abuse registry

...neglect by requiring a central registry and allowing electronic monitoring of facilities' common areas.The Legislative Audit Council report released Monday says employers need a database to search for any past abuse, neglect or exploitation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-06-30/audit-suggests-creating-sc-adult-ab
South Carolina social services director resigns

...County. They also question why Koller did not request additional personnel until after the hearings began.The Legislative Audit Council has been auditing the agency. Its report is expected this summer.Haley nominated Koller to lead the Cabinet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-02/sc-social-services-director-q
Top budget writer to aid crisis panel

...two weeks ago. The panel has been meeting quietly with staff from the comptroller general's office and the Legislative Audit Council.It's also relying on the South Carolina Policy Council, a conservative group critical of government spending...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-11-24/top-budget-writer-aid-crisis-
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Lawmakers fuming over $260 million in deficits

...problems.Senators want details on a $225 million deficit in the state's Medicaid program and are seeking a Legislative Audit Council review of the agency. The state's financial oversight board has approved a plan to cover $100 million of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/south-carolina-elections/
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Sanford caused projects delays, Clyburn says

...name and said that has contributed to fundraising issues.The center has been under scrutiny for months and a Legislative Audit Council report last month cited mismanagement and a lack of planning as reasons for the delays in the 13-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-07-05/sanford-caused-projects-delay