Wednesday, April 19, 2006
Federal Judge Warns New York Legislators about the Necessity of Additional Child Welfare Agency Funding
The federal judge overseeing a class-action lawsuit against New York's child welfare agency warned Tuesday that failing to support increased funding for the state's child welfare system would undermine a court-ordered overhaul. It is believed that his comments were directed at state legislators, who are considering a proposal to increase funds $52 million, from about $200 million. Source. Richard G. Jones, Tina Kelley, The New York Times, civilrights.org. For the complete story, please click here (last visited April 19, 2006, reo).