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Weekly Address

10.18.2019

Making Real Progress in Foster Care

When I took office in 2015, our child-welfare and foster-care system was in urgent need of improvement, and today I’d like to discuss the tremendous progress we’ve made on behalf of the children of Arkansas. In my first spring as governor, I ordered a review of the child-welfare and foster-care system. As I said when Paul Vincent released his report, it was a heart-rending judgment on our shortcomings. I was especially alarmed...


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