Governor Brian Kemp
Georgia Swears in New Child Advocate
Georgia has a new leader to advocate for the rights of children and youth in the child welfare system and the services they are entitled to.
Short-Changed Relative Caregivers Find Champion in Georgia Lawmaker
Georgia State Rep. Mary Margaret Oliver (D) plans to push for increased payments to relatives who care for foster children during a budget hearing Monday. Oliver will ask her colleagues on the House appropriations subcommittee for human services to commit roughly $2.68 million annually for unlicensed relative caregivers who receive significantly less from the state than licensed foster parents.