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Jan. 19, 2018Statement on January 19, 2018 foster care ruling by Judge Janis Jack
Dec. 8, 2017TexProtects CEO Madeline McClure nominated for 'Texan of the Year'!
Dec. 5, 2017Quarterly Newsletter, Winter 2017-18
Oct. 30, 2017TexProtects on Spectrum News: The Future of the Child Welfare System
Oct. 25, 2017Interim Charges for 85th Legislature Released
Oct. 19, 2017TexProtects breaks fundraising record at 2017 Awards Gala
Oct. 12, 2017Board Chair, The Honorable Ann Margolin Interview on WFAA
Oct. 5, 2017TexProtects to Honor Zerwas, Etheridge and CPS Caseworkers at Annual Awards Gala Presented by Alliance Data
Sept. 29, 2017MIECHV Update: HR 2824 Passes the U.S. House
Sept. 21, 2017TEXPROTECTS OP-ED: Congress must act now to reauthorize a proven support program for families
Aug. 9, 2017Summer 2017 Newsletter: Texas Legislature, MIECHV, Home Visiting Report and Awards Gala
Aug. 7, 2017TexProtects Publishes "Home Visiting in Texas" Report
July 7, 2017Child Advocates Recap the 85th Texas Legislative Session in San Antonio
June 27, 2017Texas Lawmakers Took Partial Steps to Shore Up CPS
May 23, 2017TexProtects applauds Senate passage of HB 1549 (Child Protection Act)
May 5, 2017Origins of House Bill 1549
April 25, 2017Profiles in Prevention: Will Francis
April 19, 2017Profiles in Prevention: Jennifer Staubach Gates
April 18, 2017Profiles in Prevention: State Senator Charles Schwertner
April 17, 2017Profiles in Prevention: Tymothy Belseth
April 16, 2017Profiles in Prevention: Knox Kimberly
April 15, 2017Profiles in Prevention: Susan Hoff
April 14, 2017Profiles in Prevention: Andy Homer
April 13, 2017Profiles in Prevention: Ashley Clark
April 12, 2017Improved CPS numbers after pay raises, Dallas Morning News reports
April 12, 2017Profiles in Prevention: The Honorable Carlos Uresti
April 10, 2017Profiles in Prevention: Kathryn Freeman
April 6, 2017Profiles in Prevention: State Rep. John Zerwas
March 31, 2017Profiles in Prevention: Anne Heiligenstein
March 28, 201785th Legislature Blog - Continually Updated
March 1, 2017TexProtects celebrates House passage of HB4 (kinship care)
Feb. 22, 2017TexProtects Announced as the New Texas Chapter of Prevent Child Abuse America
Feb. 16, 2017Photo albums: Home Visiting and Child Protection Day at the Texas Capitol
Feb. 9, 2017Madeline McClure op-ed: Prevention would prevent another child protection crisis
Feb. 9, 2017TexProtects News Round-Up: Child Protection Day and More
Jan. 31, 2017TexProtects Statement on Gov. Abbott Emergency CPS Declaration
Jan. 24, 2017ALERT: Legislative Budget Writers Propose an Alarming Drop in State Prevention Investments!
Jan. 24, 2017Associate Director, Prevention Policy & Research - TexProtects is Hiring!
Jan. 17, 2017TexProtects Statement on 85th Legislature Budget Proposals
Jan. 9, 2017BREAKING NEWS: TexProtects Releases Major Analysis and Recommendations on CPS Workforce
Dec. 8, 2016TexProtects Statement on Senate Bill 11
Dec. 8, 2016TexProtects in the News: Houston Chronicle, Spectrum News
Dec. 7, 2016Legislators call on Governor Abbott to declare CPS and foster care "emergency items"
Dec. 2, 2016TexProtects in the News: Emergency Salary and Hiring Increases Approved for CPS
Dec. 1, 2016Statement on state approval of emergency CPS salary and hiring increases
Dec. 1, 2016Support the Family First Prevention Services Act TODAY!
Nov. 18, 2016TexProtects in the News: Lawmakers Discuss Changes at Embattled Child Protective Services
Nov. 15, 2016TexProtects in the News: McClure talks CPS, foster care on KRLD
Nov. 9, 2016News Clips: Helping military families at-risk of child abuse
Nov. 8, 2016TexProtects statement on Senate Finance CPS task force recommendations
Nov. 7, 2016TexProtects in the News: Senate panel proposes $75.3 million to start fixing foster care system
Oct. 27, 2014TexProtects Celebrates its 10th Anniversary - My Sweet Charity
Oct. 2, 2014Madeline McClure quoted in Houston Chronicle article about reduction in reported number of child deaths due to abuse and neglect - Houston Chronicle
Sept. 9, 2014State Stumbles Forward with Foster Care Privatization - Texas Observer
Sept. 2, 2014Ashley Judd to be Keynote Speaker at TexProtects' 10th Anniversary Celebration - My Sweet Charity
Aug. 30, 2014Honor: Senator Jane Nelson - Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Aug. 28, 2014TexProtects Anniversary Features Ashley Judd - Park Cities People
Aug. 24, 2014Nelson to be Honored for Child Related Work - Denton Record-Chronicle
Aug. 21, 2014Nelson to be Presented Lifetime Achievement Award - The Leader
Aug. 20, 2014Actress Ashley Judd to Keynote TexProtects' 10th Anniversary Celebration - RSVP Calendar Blog
Aug. 20, 2014Ashley Judd to Speak at TexProtects' 10th Anniversary Celebration - Dallas Morning News Neighbors Go Park Cities Blog
Aug. 18, 2014TexProtects Anniversary Celebration with Ashley Judd - Preston Hollow Advocate
Aug. 18, 2014TexProtects' 10th Anniversary Featuring Ashley Judd - Dallas Culture Map
Aug. 18, 2014Ashley Judd to Speak at TexProtects' 10th Anniversary Celebration - Park Cities Bubble Life
May 15, 2014Speaker Straus Announces Appointees to House Select Committee on Child Protection - Texas House of Representatives
March 17, 2014Man accused of beating girlfriend's son, 2 - Click 2 Houston
March 14, 2014Unspoken Crisis - Houston Chronicle
March 4, 2014People On The Move: Madeline McClure - Dallas Business Journal
July 17, 2013McClure: New program benefits low-income families - Houston Chronicle

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