Tag: Foster care

Georgia Senate advances adoption bill called anti-LGBT

ATLANTA — The Georgia Senate has passed a bill that would allow adoption agencies receiving taxpayer funding to refuse to work with same-sex couples. ...
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FRANKFORT, Ky. — A drug-dependent baby born in Kentucky could automatically be labeled an "abused or neglected child," a change that would require state...
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DALLAS — A same-sex married couple in Texas is suing federal officials and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops after the women were rejected...
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MONTGOMERY, W.Va. — A West Virginia college aimed at young adults transitioning out of the foster care system now has a name. ...
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MADISON, Wis. — Foster children would not have to pay tuition at University of Wisconsin schools or state technical colleges under a bill approved...
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MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Assembly is set to pass a bill that would waive tuition and fees for foster children attending University of...
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HELENA, Mont. — A new panel has begun looking into recent deaths of children in Montana's child protective services system. ...
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SALEM, Ore. — A state official will request $50 million from the Oregon Legislature to help fix issues within Oregon's child welfare agency. ...
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio has launched a program to help young adults who have aged out of the foster care system make the transition...
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TUCSON, Ariz. — A $15 million legal claim alleges the state of Arizona failed to protect a foster child who spent 12 years in...

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