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Texas GOP Leaders Okay Hiring Hundreds Of Child Welfare Workers

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AUSTIN (AP) — Top Republican leaders have approved nearly $150 million in emergency funding to hire 800 new workers at a troubled Texas agency that protects abused and neglected children. 115 more words

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Lawmakers Recommend $75M For Protecting Texas Children

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AUSTIN (AP) – Some Texas legislators have endorsed spending about $75 million for emergency salary increases and hiring more staff to protect at-risk Texas children. 123 more words

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Texas Child Agency Workers Visit Hundreds Of At-Risk Youths

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AUSTIN (AP) — Texas Department of Public Safety special agents have helped Child Protective Services workers check on hundreds of at-risk youths in a review demanded by legislators. 117 more words

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State Leaders Call For A New Plan To Fix Child Protective Services

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NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – With nearly 1,000 at-risk kids being left unchecked for months, leaders are now calling for a new plan to fix Texas Child Protective Services (CPS). 231 more words

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CPS Finds Children In Backyard Shed, Father Says They're Struggling

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DALLAS (CBS 11 NEWS) – Officials with Texas Child Protective Services (CPS) say the department is investigating after an employee found a teenager and two younger children living in a shed without water and edible food. 332 more words

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CPS Case Workers Fired After Beating Death Of 4-Year-Old

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NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – First a 4-year-old North Texas girl is beaten to death, then her mother and her boyfriend are arrested and charged – now three workers with Texas Child Protective Services (CPS) are no longer on the job. 706 more words

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