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Site Work Begins on New DHS Location

BY MELANIE WADE – Work has begun on the site that will serve as the new location for Polk County’s Department of Human Services (DHS). The site sits on the corner of Hwy. 71 and Industrial Park Road in Mena and is currently in the ‘dirt work’ stage of development, with completion dates being weather dependent. Danny Powell, who owns ...

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Lawmakers Set to Task to Budget for State’s Largest Agency, DHS

State Capitol Week in Review From Senator Larry Teague April 22, 2016 LITTLE ROCK – During the fiscal session of the legislature the focus of media attention has been on the budget of the state Human Services Department (DHS), which is the single largest state agency. Public attention focused specifically on the Medicaid program, which is administered by the Human ...

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