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TexProtects News Round-Up: Child Protection Day and More

The beginning of the 85th Texas Legislature is off to a fast start - Governor Greg Abbott declared fixes to Child Protective Services and the foster care system to be emergency items for lawmakers, and TexProtects, the Child Protection Roundtable and the Texas Home Visiting Consortium organized Home Visiting and Child Protection Day at the Capitol on February 7.

The news media have been all over these stories, and of course, they turned to TexProtects as a major voice in child protection. Here's a full round-up:

Posted on February 9, 2017.

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