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TexProtects in the News: Emergency Salary and Hiring Increases Approved for CPS

Yesterday marked a huge turning point in the fight to repair Child Protective Services in Texas: Lawmakers and other state leaders approved emergency salary and hiring increases at the agency, measures that will be a huge step forward in reducing CPS's turnover problem and ultimately produce better outcomes for children and families. TexProtects has been at the center of this fight for years, and so the media turned to our CEO Madeline McClure as a source on this big news. Click below to read:

Dallas Morning News

Houston Chronicle/San Antonio Express-News

Texas Tribune

Posted on December 2, 2016.
 

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