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2015 Annual Training Conference

Posted by on Feb 7, 2015

Foster Parents: Keys to Success Join us in Houston at the Omni Houston – WestSide Hotel on October 1-3, 2015 – MARK YOUR CALENDAR NOW! We will have training on.. Trauma...

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Budget Resolutions Include Block Grants and Spending Cuts

Posted by on Mar 23, 2015

Budget Resolutions Include Block Grants and Spending Cuts The House of Representatives started the process last Tuesday when the Budget Committee unveiled its resolution. It...

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ALERT! Important TX Bills being considered…Contact your legislators

Posted by on Mar 23, 2015

TIME SENSITIVE!  The following important bill will be heard this Wednesday morning at 8 AM in the Senate Health and Human Services Committee hearing in the Senate chambers of the...

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Alerts!

ALERT! Important TX Bills being considered…Contact your legislators

Posted by on Mar 23, 2015

TIME SENSITIVE!  The following important bill will be heard this Wednesday morning at 8 AM in the Senate Health and Human Services Committee hearing in the Senate chambers of the...

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Budget Resolutions Include Block Grants and Spending Cuts

Budget Resolutions Include Block Grants and Spending Cuts

Budget Resolutions Include Block Grants and Spending Cuts The House of Representatives started the process last Tuesday when the Budget Committee unveiled its resolution. It includes more than $5.5 trillion in cuts over 10 years. It would do this by converting Medicaid into a block grant to states and reducing projected funding by $913 billion over that ten...

ALERT! Important TX Bills being considered…Contact your legislators

ALERT! Important TX Bills being considered…Contact your legislators

TIME SENSITIVE!  The following important bill will be heard this Wednesday morning at 8 AM in the Senate Health and Human Services Committee hearing in the Senate chambers of the Texas State Capitol. SB 1407 by Senator Schwertner:  Relating to Encouraging Age Appropriate Normalcy Activities for Children in the Managing Conservatorship of the State This...

Contact Tx Senator Cornyn ASAP

Contact Tx Senator Cornyn ASAP

Dear Child Advocate, As a constituent of Senator Cornyn, we are asking that you would please take important action MONDAY Morning by contacting you Senator to ask his support to help ensure that the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program is reauthorized (set to expire March 31, 2015). The program has provided over $90 million to...

Tx Child Protection Day at the Capitol IS BACK ON!!

Tx Child Protection Day at the Capitol IS BACK ON!!

As you know, due to icy weather earlier this month, TexProtects decided to postpone Child Protection Day at the Texas Capitol. We are pleased to inform you that the new date is Wednesday, April 1 (no fooling!). We need YOUR voice to speak out for legislative changes that will benefit the children of Texas. Please see below for full information on Child...

Are Adult Decisions Hurting Kids?

Watch this brief video (http://www.aecf.org/blog/are-adult-decisions-doing-kids-harm-in-the-juvenile-justice-system/) to highlight how adult decision makers in the juvenile justice system seeking to address misbehavior by young people frequently make decisions that damage young lives and open the door to youth becoming a greater threat to public safety. Though...