Top SCDSS Aide Fired
One of the top deputy directors at South Carolina’s welfare agency has been fired, sources at the troubled agency tell FITS.
S.C. Department of Social Services (SCDSS) director Lillian Koller has dismissed longtime deputy Linda Martin to make room for another one of her “special friends,” we’re told. Not only that, Martin is said to be livid over her unexpected termination – with sources at the agency telling FITS she has no intention of “going gently into that good night.”
What sort of incriminating information does Martin have on her former boss?
Who knows … in her role as assistant deputy director over economic services she had access to all sorts of information, meaning she could conceivably provide new details on any number of scandals. Like the rest of S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley’s administration, her welfare agency has been nothing short of an unmitigated disaster.
Lawmakers know SCDSS is a disaster. In fact they’ve been trying to have it audited for years. If they are serious about getting to the bottom of what’s going on there, we suggest they sit Martin down and find out what she knows …