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Warren Talks Funding
Warren Talks Funding
NEW BEDFORD – Newton Mayor Setti Warren met with attorneys and foster parents who represent children and families in foster care across Massachusetts on Monday. The Democratic hopeful for Governor held a roundtable discussion to hear how the doling out of the state budget affects the attorneys who represent children and parents involved with the Department of Children and Families (DCF), the attor
Most Reports of Abused Children
Most Reports of Abused Children
BOSTON (AP) _ Newly released figures show that Massachusetts reported the highest rate of abused and neglected children in the nation during the 2014 fiscal year. The federal figures reported in The Boston Globe show that Massachusetts reported 31,863 victimized children to the federal Department of Health and Human Services in the fiscal year that ended in September 2014...
Changes At DCF
Changes At DCF
Gov. Charlie Baker is ordering several policy changes at the Massachusetts' embattled child welfare agency after a series of high-profile cases including that of Bella Bond, the toddler known to the world for months as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on the Boston Harbor shoreline...
Speaker Seeks Info
Speaker Seeks Info
Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo plans to ask the Department of Children and Families for an update on their policies following the death of 2-year-old Bella Bond, which he said exposed ``broader failures within the system.'' DeLeo said he wants DCF to give House lawmakers details on actions they've taken since the 2013 case of Jeremiah Oliver, a 5-year-old Fitchburg boy who went missing f

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