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PA: Prove kids are priority (Commentary)
Citizens’ Voice – October 05, 2017
High-profile problems often produce high-profile responses. So when the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal roiled the entire nation, Pennsylvania lawmakers very publicly raced to toughen child protection laws. Now, as revealed in a study by state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale, it’s apparent that legislators did not pay as much attention to enabling child welfare agencies to deal with the vastly expanded caseloads that resulted.