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DHR Has Another Record-Setting Year For Child Support Collections In Maryland

Today the Baltimore Sun featured a story highlighting the progress we’ve made at DHR over the last two years increasing child support collections, improving customer service and realizing our goal of making Maryland a Top 10 performing state. In one key category _ the collection of pa
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Good news on a recent federal audit

Audits rarely elicit smiles. But today I received good news regarding an annual federal government audit of DHR’s Child Support Enforcement Administration. The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services recently completed a Data Reliability Review of Maryland’s performance i
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Taking a hard look in the mirror to improve our Child Support customer service

It’s all too easy to look at a monthly or annual report and reasonably conclude, hey, we’re doing a pretty good job.  For example, last year, DHR’s Child Support Enforcement Administration, or CSEA, collected and dispersed a record $544 million in child support to families. This was a
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Welcome to Ted’s Take – DHR Secretary Ted Dallas’ official blog

Welcome to Ted’s Take, my new _ and official _ blog! At DHR, we take pride in the important work we do, and we are very fortunate to be engaged in the kind of work that can change people’s lives in a very positive way. Through our local departments of social services in each Mar
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