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ALERT: Legislative Budget Writers Propose an Alarming Drop in State Prevention Investments!

Last week, the Texas House and Senate released their respective budget proposals for Fiscal Years 2018-19. Child Protective Services did see a $210 million-$260 million boost in the introduced budget.

However, we are greatly alarmed that the state's portion of funding for evidence-based child abuse prevention programs has been virtually eliminated.

This is precisely why we need your voice in Austin for two upcoming events:

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Posted on January 24, 2017.
 

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