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There’s no doubt that the drawn-out budget spat between House Republicans and Gov. Wolf has harmed kids.
The state withheld $1.7 billion allocated for children, youth, and family services from July to December.
Child welfare funding may have been blue-lined in December, but organizations across Pennsylvania are still in the red.
“Releasing the funds is putting a Band-Aid on a problem that’s not quite sticking on both sides.