Proposed Enhancements to the Child Welfare System in Vermont

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Dec 10, 2015 No Comments ›› maxinegrad

Enhancements to Vermont's Child Welfare SystemI applaud Governor Shumlin’s proposed enhancements to the child welfare system in Vermont.

Of particular interest to me, as a member of the Judicial Nominating Committee and Chair of the House Judiciary Committee, is the proposed addition of a Superior Court Judge, which will help to mitigate the pressures of high caseloads in the state.

The Vermont Department of Children and Families is doing important, necessary work to protect our most vulnerable citizens. The increase in staffing will have a positive effect on the state’s ability to help those in need of support and resources.

Read more:

Press Release: Gov. Shumlin Outlines Comprehensive Enhancements to Vermont’s Child Welfare System

Vermont Edition: A Plan to Expand Child Protection Services in Vermont