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NY: Queens lawmakers’ bill to protect foster children awaits governor’s signature
Queens New Service – August 24, 2017
State Senator Tony Avella and Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi are pushing to amend certain aspects of the state’s Kinship Guardianship Assistance Program (KinGAP). First introduced in March, the bill unanimously passed New York State Legislature in June. On Aug. 22, the two lawmakers urged Governor Andrew Cuomo to give the bill support statewide.