Alan Freeman is stepping down as Director of the Missouri Department of Social Services, after only five months on the job.
Last December, Freeman left his job as President and CEO of Grace Hill Health Centers in St. Louis to take over the state's Social Services department. A press release from Governor Nixon's office states that Freeman is leaving to return to his former position at Grace Hill. No reason was given for the decision.
Missouri's legislative session has ended, with several issues resolved and several more that came up just short. St. Louis Public Radio's Marshall Griffin takes a closer look at the final day, and at what happens now: