WBEZ http://peoriapublicradio.org en Gov. announces new head of DCFS http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/gov-announces-new-head-dcfs <div>Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announced the new head of Illinois’ child welfare agency Tuesday. IPR'S&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tony Arnold reports.</span></div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Governor Quinn’s candidate has been with the Department of Children and Family Services for just more than a year.</span></p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 19:13:32 +0000 Tony Arnold 22540 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Gov. announces new head of DCFS State DCFS head resigns post http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/state-dcfs-head-resigns-post <p></p><div>The head of Illinois’ troubled child welfare system resigned Friday. &nbsp;A press release from the governor’s office says the director has been diagnosed with cancer. &nbsp;The resignation comes in the wake of recent media reports on the child welfare system, including an investigation on child deaths by WBEZ&nbsp; and the Chicago Sun-Times. &nbsp;</div><p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 21:07:11 +0000 Tony Arnold 14994 at http://peoriapublicradio.org State DCFS head resigns post