National Conference of State Legislatures
Cuomo Administration’s New Solitary Rules Might Keep New York Minors in Isolation
A New Effort to Bolster Child Welfare Leadership in State Legislatures
State legislatures are an ever-changing landscape. Some states cram in a year of policy into short sessions, and the membership is constantly turning over. It can be a tough environment for child welfare issues to find traction, even with widespread concern over increases in foster youth and shortages in foster homes.
Seven Years Later: States Working Toward Promise of a Medical Home for Every Foster Youth
by Jane Krienke Seven years after President George W. Bush signed the landmark Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008 (FCSA) into law, 26 states have introduced bills to improve the oversight of healthcare resources for foster youth, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures State Actions.