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Advocates frustrated with pace of Kansas foster care fixes


April 14, 2019

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Child welfare advocates in Kansas who spent more than a year examining the state's troubled foster care system are frustrated with what they see as the Legislature's lack of action on their recommendations for fixing the problems.

Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly says she understands their frustrations but argues that her administration and lawmakers are making progress. She also says it will take time to fix the years of problems left by her Republican predecessors.

More than a dozen members of a child welfare task force and its subcommittees have signed a letter urging la...

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