➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
CT: Overwhelming number of lawmakers unhappy with DCF settlement
Register Citizen – January 24, 2017
The settlement would allow the child welfare agency to get out from under federal oversight its been under for more than two decades. The lawsuit filed by the plaintiff Juan F. in 1989 found that the agency fell short of caring for abused and neglected children. Lawmakers on the Appropriations Committee were not thrilled with the deal that would require it to maintain funding for an agency regardless of its performance.
Also: Committee rejects plan to end child welfare agency oversight: http://www.greenwichtime.com/news/article/Committee-rejects-plan-to-end-child-welfare-10878001.php
Also: Budget committee rejects Malloy’s plan to lock in DCF spending: http://ctmirror.org/2017/01/23/budget-committee-rejects-malloys-plan-to-lock-in-dcf-spending/