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January 15, 2014  Mr. John Schafer, National Director for the Grandparents’ Rights Association testified in front of the Senate Subcommittee regarding the investigation into DSS Director Lillian Koller.  This was the first hearing that launched  the investigation.  To view this video please visit our Gallery.

The State – April 16, 2014  SC: DSS chief’s leadership ability questioned after testimony before Senate panel.  Some state senators are questioning the leadership ability of S.C. Department of Social Services director Lillian Koller, after she testified in front of a Senate panel on Wednesday.  Also:   SC Social Services director Lillian Koller says she will not quit.

Greenville News – April 17, 2014.  State Department of Social Services Director Lillian Koller is defending herself and her agency on the issue of child safety but acknowledging that DSS has some problems that must be improved.

Columbia SC – June, 2014.  House Bill H-4348 passed which removed another restrictive part of our current Grandparent Visitation law. It REMOVED this….(2) the Grandparent maintained a relationship similar to a parent-child relationship with the minor child.