➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
NY: De Blasio defends ACS to state lawmakers, calls media portrayal of child welfare agency unfair
New York Daily News – January 30, 2017
Mayor de Blasio defended the city’s troubled child welfare agency Monday during a lengthy and at times testy appearance before state lawmakers. De Blasio insisted the “overwhelming majority” of cases investigated by the Administration for Children’s Services are handled properly and he blamed the media for painting an unflattering picture of the agency.
Also: Grandfather of Brook Stagles: CPS is in crisis: http://13wham.com/news/local/grandfather-of-brook-stagle-cps-is-in-crisis
Also: De Blasio cites Trump in plea for more resources from Albany: http://cityandstateny.com/articles/politics/new-york-city/de-blasio-cites-trump-in-plea-for-resources-from-albany.html#.WJCDlvL2Moc