Governor Walz Names New Head of Department of Human Services


Governor Tim Walz has named a new head of the Department of Human Services.

The Governor has introduced Jodi Harpstead to replace Tony Lourey, who stepped down last month. The new commissioner recently served as CEO at Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota and will take on her new job September 3rd.

Meanwhile, the Minnesota Senate will hold a joint hearing tomorrow to address concerns within the DHS.

The Senate hearing scheduled for tomorrow has a long agenda and a long list of witnesses.


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