Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute Brings in Capitol Hill Vet in Wake of Leader’s Passing
The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI) has hired veteran Capitol Hill staffer Bethany Haley to be its interim executive director, establishing at least temporary leadership of the organization after the death of Becky Weichhand.
Franken, Franks Both Worked on Child Welfare Issues
The recent spate of resignations on Capitol Hill includes some members who have been active on child welfare and family services issues. Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.), who resigned late last week over inappropriate conversations on the subject of surrogacy with staffers, was front and center on the issue of adoption.