Tag: House Children
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Scott PowersOctober 25, 2017

Florida’s Department of Children and Families still struggles with turnover of child protective investigators largely because workloads remain high and eat into personal nights and weekends, burning out investigators quickly, Secretary Mike Carroll told lawmakers Wednesday. Carroll and others testified Wednesday before the House Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee in that committees efforts to gauge how […]

Drew WilsonDecember 14, 2015

Clearwater Republican Sen. Jack Latvala and South Pasadena Rep. Kathleen Peters held a press conference Monday to announce a pair of bills that would make mental health and substance abuse services more available to Floridians. Latvala and Peters’ legislation aims integrate the state’s mental health services to create a culture of access through any door, and would also […]

Phil AmmannFebruary 17, 2015

Florida’s child-welfare system is once again under Tallahassee’s microscope, further consequence of the death of 5-year-old Phoebe Jonchuck, whose father threw her off a St. Petersburg bridge into Tampa Bay on Jan. 8. Senate President Andy Gardiner is calling for an “across the board” examination of the state’s mental health care and abuse hotline procedures, […]


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