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Olga Roche

Olga Roche. (WBZ-TV)

Patrick Says Olga Roche To Stay At DCF For ‘A Period Of Time’

Olga Roche may have resigned Tuesday as the commissioner of the Department of Children and Families, but she’s still working there.

04/30/2014

Olga Roche. (WBZ-TV)

Embattled DCF Commissioner Olga Roche Resigns

The embattled commissioner of the Department of Children and Families resigned Tuesday.

04/29/2014

Gov. Deval Patrick speaks to reporters, April 29, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: ‘I’ve Seen Witch Hunts, This Was No Witch Hunt’

For the governor to repeatedly site some sort of “witch hunt” as the real source of the problem here is really outrageous.

04/29/2014

Gov. Deval Patrick. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Plenty Of Layers In DCF Failures

How many layers of failure are involved in the appalling state of affairs at the Department of Children and Families?

04/29/2014

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: What Should Be Done To Fix DCF?

A growing number of lawmakers are calling on the head of the Department of Children and Families to step down after the sudden deaths of two babies who were under DCF supervision.

“Quite frankly, I’m angered to see this continuing to happen,” said Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo. “It shows to me complete mismanagement on behalf of DCF. We have to take strong action.”

04/29/2014

Olga Roche (WBZ-TV)

DeLeo, Murray Want DCF Head Olga Roche To Resign

Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Senate President Therese Murray want the head of the Department of Children and Families to resign.

04/28/2014

Mass. Secretary of Health and Human Services John Polanowicz. (WBZ-TV)

Polanowicz: 134 Children Under DCF Care Unaccounted For

In an interview with WBZ-TV Thursday, Massachusetts Health and Human Services Secretary John Polanowicz said scores of teens under DCF watch are unaccounted for.

02/27/2014

Olga Roche (WBZ-TV)

Patrick Says He Refused To Accept DCF Chief Roche’s Resignation

Gov. Deval Patrick said the head of the embattled Department of Children and Families has offered her resignation, but he refused to accept it.

02/21/2014

Olga Roche (WBZ-TV)

2 Dozen State Reps. Call For Resignation Of DCF Commissioner

Two dozen state lawmakers have sent a letter to Gov. Deval Patrick seeking the resignation of the head of the state child welfare agency over concerns the department is failing to protect children in its care.

02/14/2014

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley. (WBZ-TV)

Coakley Backs Patrick’s Handling Of DCF

The Democratic candidate for governor said Tuesday that Patrick is doing what he needs to do by first asking for an independent audit.

02/11/2014

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