After Second Teen’s Death, Branstad Praises DHS Director But Says Next Gov. Should Decide His Fate
DES MOINES, Iowa--Following the second death of an adopted, home schooled teen who had been under supervision from the Iowa Department of Human Services, Governor Terry Branstad declined to speculate on the future of the agency's director, Chuck Palmer. "That's going to be his decision and that of the new governor," Branstad said.