Keller @ Large: Plenty Of Layers In DCF FailuresHow many layers of failure are involved in the appalling state of affairs at the Department of Children and Families?
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."
DeLeo, Murray Want DCF Head Olga Roche To ResignMassachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Senate President Therese Murray want the head of the Department of Children and Families to resign.
Polanowicz: 134 Children Under DCF Care Unaccounted ForIn an interview with WBZ-TV Thursday, Massachusetts Health and Human Services Secretary John Polanowicz said scores of teens under DCF watch are unaccounted for.
Patrick Says He Refused To Accept DCF Chief Roche's ResignationGov. Deval Patrick said the head of the embattled Department of Children and Families has offered her resignation, but he refused to accept it.
2 Dozen State Reps. Call For Resignation Of DCF CommissionerTwo 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.
Coakley Backs Patrick's Handling Of DCFThe Democratic candidate for governor said Tuesday that Patrick is doing what he needs to do by first asking for an independent audit.
GOP's Baker Calls For Head Of DCF To Resign Baker said department Commissioner Olga Roche should leave her job.