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NC State Agency Concerns
The embattled secretary of North Carolina's Department of Health and Human Services answers her critics during a visit to Asheville.
State democrats are calling for an audit in the wake of controversial hiring, firings, and a faulty food stamp computer system.
Health and Human Services Secretary Aldona Wos came to speak with psychiatrists specifically about telepsychiatry and the need to improve mental health services in rural areas across the state.
She also agreed to sit down with News 13 to answer questions about the states new NC Fast Computer System, controversial hiring of political aids of the governor, and a call for a state audit from local Senator Martin Nesbitt.
Aldona Wos, DHHS secretary, "if you are doing the right thing every single day for the state and if you are determined to move the state forward away from its problems in a very complicated system I can guarantee you there will be criticism and I am well equipped to handle any criticism that there is."
Wos spent time in the mountains yesterday visiting students at Mars Hill University and DSS workers in Buncombe County.
She says DSS workers are working through the glitches and she's thankful for their progress.