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3 years 11 months ago

Child welfare legislation to become law

Gov. Bill Ritter is signing a package of bills lawmakers say will strengthen child welfare services in Colorado. The bills being signed Friday include creating a the position of a child protection ombudsman to review complaints following a state investigation into the deaths of 13 children whose families had...

4 years 1 month ago

Bill would create more oversight of social workers

Gov. Bill Ritter and lawmakers want to create more oversight of social workers charged with protecting children vulnerable to abuse. Ritter plans to announce legislation Thursday to create an independent office to follow up on complaints that social workers aren't properly responding to abuse complaints. In the last three...

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