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Class-Action Lawsuit Addresses Foster Care Placement Problems

Governor Jeff Colyer and Department for Children and Families Secretary Gina Meier-Hummel discuss problems in the foster system at the Kansas Capitol. Meier-Hummel and Colyer are being sued over the civil rights of Kansas's foster children. (file photo courtesy of Kansas News Service)

A lawsuit was filed today (FRI) against the Kansas governor and three state agencies. It alleges that the state violates foster children’s civil rights by moving them too often and failing to provide mental health screenings. From the Kansas News Service, Madeline Fox reports.


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