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Ariz. Gov. Brewer calls special session on $60 million overhaul for child services

By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) – Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has called the state legislature into special session to create a new child-welfare agency, after the current agency was rocked by revelations that workers never investigated nearly 6,600 hotline reports of potential child abuse and neglect. Brewer said she wants…

Wisc. Republican’s bill condemns single parents for ‘child abuse and neglect’

A Wisconsin Republican has introduced a bill to the state Senate that would force the state’s Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board to print literature that calls unmarried parents “a contributing factor to child abuse and neglect.” The directives put forth in S.B. 507 would see the state board creating…

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