Gov. Greg Abbott
One Texas Judge Wants Children and Families Better Served by a State Too Often Leaving Them Behind
When Child Protective Services in Texas fails families, Judge Aurora Martinez Jones is determined to find solutions.
Texas Legislature Digs Into Problems at Child Protective Agency
The Texas Legislature is ramping up its oversight of the state’s child welfare agency amid ongoing revelations of children harmed in government care and repeated condemnations from the federal courts.
Threatened with Investigations and Foster Care, Texas Parents and Advocates Fight for Transgender Youth
In Texas, an employee with the state child welfare agency is among the first parents to be investigated for accessing gender-affirming medical care for her child after an order from Gov. Greg Abbott.
LGBTQ Foster Youth in Texas Suffer Years of Political Attacks and Scaled Back Protections
The political attacks on LGBTQ youth in the Texas foster care system began years ago and continue today, resulting in fewer protections and resources.