Editorial: DHHS was wrong to blame counties for food-stamp breakdown

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Posted: Wednesday, December 11, 2013 4:00 pm

Aldona Wos, state secretary of health and human services, owes an apology to every social services worker in the state after she and her underlings incorrectly blamed them for this summer’s breakdown in the food stamp approval.

When NC FAST, the state’s computer system for social services, went online with new software on July 15, the application process sputtered like a car running on tainted fuel. Computer screens in county offices locked up, their screens went blank and they often lost data already entered.

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