Budget blocks funds for prisons Quinn is to close Rather than threatening irresponsible cuts to the state's overcrowded and understaffed correctional system as the price of preventing disastrous reductions to child welfare, the governor should make clear to the General Assembly that its ... cut to DCFS ... 07/3/2012 - 8:00 pm | View Link
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 ... 06/11/2012 - 4:25 am | 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
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CHILD ‘PROTECTIVE’ SERVICES DESTROYED MY FAMILY (sent ... Each child in your family has a 1 in 25 chance of being the subject of a child abuse/neglect investigation this year. The chance of getting a flat tire on ... 02/26/2015 - 7:54 pm | View Website
CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES AND THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM Every Parent Needs This Handbook, Feel Free to Print it and Use it. Make it Your Bible to Fight CPS April 7, 2010yvonnemason CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES 02/26/2015 - 6:07 pm | View Website
South & South West Chicago Suburbs News, high school sports and weather from Chicago Heights, Evergreen Park, Homewood-Flossmoor, Lincoln-Way, Matteson, Oak Forest, Oak Lawn, Orland Park, Homer Glen ... 02/26/2015 - 1:14 pm | View Website
Voices for Illinois Children Working with families, communities and policy makers to ensure that all children grow up healthy, nurtured, safe and well-educated 02/26/2015 - 7:01 am | View Website
What is the future earning potential of a 17-year-old illegal Mexican immigrant with little or no high school education? A court decision applied an optimistic projection in a case of a man whose American dream ended just as it was emerging.
Gov. Scott Walker this week compared his willingness to take on Islamic terrorists to his 2011 stare-down with union protesters, but it wasn’t so long ago that he was taking umbrage at detractors for likening him to despots.
CITY OF NEWBURGH – Eleven families were left homeless following a three-alarm fire late Thursday night in the Northwood Village condominiums on Carpenter Avenue. Jo DeMeo, who’s lived at Northwood for 10 years, was on the phone with her cousin, who lives in a different building, when the cousin noticed what looked like smoke or steam coming out of the roof of the development’s third building.“I looked out, and I could see the smoke starting to billow