Budget cuts threaten DCFS reforms The Armstrong case and others documented by the newspaper have raised questions about whether reforms from the 1990s are at risk in the wake of repeated state budget cuts, staff shortages and high caseloads. Appointed six months ago, DCFS Director Richard ... 06/8/2012 - 6:47 pm | View Link
This just in… Quinn to unveil new budget plan I’ll probably live blog it as well. * Some ideas have apparently been abandoned… Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration says it considered deep cuts to parole officers and tax collectors while looking for ways to balance the Illinois budget. Programs moving ... 09/7/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Lack of state budget hits area human service providers Unfortunately, the cuts didn't stop there. Effective Wednesday ... investigators should handle no more than 12 investigations per month on average. "(DCFS) has been court ordered to continue all funding for counseling centers," said Laurie McLaughlin ... 07/6/2009 - 9:26 am | View Link
voices4kids.org A new report and accompanying issue brief from Voices examines existing preschool opportunities and outstanding needs in Illinois, highlighting areas for improvement ... 09/18/2014 - 9:06 pm | View Website
Local Health Department Job Losses and Program Cuts Research Brief: Local Health Department Job Losses and Program Cuts: Findings from January/February 2010 Survey  Cuts to Core Funding are Severe 09/18/2014 - 7:55 pm | View Website
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Topic Galleries More than three years after the NFL and NFLPA agreed on the latest collective bargaining agreement, blood testing for human growth hormone will finally begin. 09/18/2014 - 6:29 pm | View Website
Did Barack Obama Campaign Threaten Life of Chelsea Clinton ... Did Barack Obama Campaign Threaten Life of Chelsea Clinton to Keep Parents Silent on Obama's Ineligibility? 09/18/2014 - 11:27 am | View Website
Fairfield woman hit by bicycle in NYC's Central Park in critical condition
"A female was struck by a bicycle in Central Park," New York Police Department Detective Brian Sessa said by telephone Thursday evening.
The New York Post identified the husband as Michael Wittman, a senior vice president at CBS.