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August 28, 2017

 

The Indiana Supreme Court Chamber at the Indiana Statehouse.

State Supreme Court Won’t Force DCS To Comply With Caseload Limits

Supreme Court Justice Geoffrey Slaughter writes that state law isn’t specific when it comes to enforcing the caseload requirements.

August 3, 2017

 

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DCS: Child Fatality Report Highlights Dangers Of Co-Sleeping

The most recent child fatalities report calls for safe sleeping practices and vigilance when children are near bodies of water.

June 1, 2017

 

The Indiana Supreme Court Chamber at the Indiana Statehouse.

State Supreme Court Considers DCS Caseload Lawsuit

The state Supreme Court heard arguments over whether a Department of Child Services caseworker’s lawsuit against the agency will move forward.

April 3, 2017

 

Department of Child Services legislative director Parvonay Stover tells a House committee her agency doesn't recommend legalizing baby boxes.

Baby Box Backers Hope To Legalize Existing Devices As Bill Moves

The measure moving to the House floor would put in jeopardy the status of the state’s two existing devices.

February 13, 2017

 

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Baby Boxes Legalization Effort Halted In Committee

An amendment to legalize baby boxes didn’t get enough support to even take a vote on it.

January 10, 2017

 

Office of Management and Budget Director Micah Vincent presents Governor Holcomb's budget alongside State Budget Director Jason Dudich.

Holcomb’s Budget Proposes Modest Education Increase

The Holcomb administration's proposed budget, as presented to lawmakers, contains only a modest increase in education spending.

December 9, 2016

 

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Department Of Child Services Wants Stricter Child Safety Rules

The Department of Child Services wants the legislature to help improve the process of reporting child abuse and neglect to the agency.

October 25, 2016

 

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Court Rules DCS Overload Lawsuit Can Move Forward

The ACLU of Indiana sued the Department of Child Services on behalf of Mary Price, a caseworker who oversees 43 children.

July 20, 2016

 

The ACLU of Indiana sued DCS on behalf of a caseworker, trying to force the agency to hire more caseworkers.

Indiana Department Of Child Services Defends Record In Court

The DCS must provide enough caseworkers so that the average caseload doesn’t exceed 17 kids. All but one of the 19 regions in the state exceeds that standard.

June 10, 2016

 

Daybook: Baby Boxes Controversy & State Revenues Update

The DCS says baby boxes should be removed and on Noon Edition we answer questions about new overtime rules set to go into effect in December.

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