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Houston Chronicle: Abbott, lawmakers tell CPS to step up reform efforts

AUSTIN - Gov. Greg Abbott and the state's two highest-ranking lawmakers Wednesday directed the head of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services to immediately implement "stop-gap measures" to stem a backlog of cases involving potential child abuse or neglect.

Read more at http://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/politics/texas/article/Abbott-lawmakers-tell-CPS-to-step-up-reform-9967726.php (subscription required)

Posted on October 17, 2016.

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