Posts By: Charles Siler

Posted by & filed under Foster Care Reform, Kentucky, Safe Families.

Kentucky bill H420 introduced by Representatives Tom Burch, Thomas Kerr, and Jerry Miller that would provide legislative protection for the Safe Families For Children foster program has been signed into law by Governor Matt Bevin. Safe Families is a private charity that has worked wonders for struggling families and their children in a handful of states and would help provide...[ read more ]

Posted by & filed under Safe Families, West Virginia.

West Virginia bill HB 4237 introduced by Delegate David O’Neal that would provide legislative protection for the Safe Families For Children foster program has been signed into law by Governor Earl Ray Tomblin. Safe Families is a private charity that has worked wonders for struggling families and their children in a handful of states and would help provide much-needed relief...[ read more ]

Posted by & filed under Utah, Volunteer Care.

In exciting news for low-income Utah residents, a bill setting up a program that would mirror Florida’s Volunteer Health Services in the Beehive State has passed into law. The bill, HB 186, introduced and shepherded by Rep. David Lifferth and Sen. Brian Shiozawa, was signed by Governor Gary Herbert. Florida’s Volunteer Health Services program is one example of how innovative...[ read more ]

Posted by & filed under Indiana, Safe Families.

Indiana bill HB 1183 introduced by Representative David Frizzell that would provide legislative protection for the Safe Families For Children foster program has been signed into law by Governor Mike Pence. Safe Families is a private charity that has worked wonders for struggling families and their children in a handful of states and would help provide much-needed relief to Indiana’s...[ read more ]

Posted by & filed under Stop The Scam, Wyoming.

The Stop The Scam welfare reform bill introduced by Wyoming Senator Leland Christensen to reign in welfare fraud and abuse in the Cowboy State has passed the Legislature and has been signed into law by Governor Matt Mead. Between 5 and 25 percent of states’ welfare spending has been found to be either wasted or fraudulent. This fraud and abuse...[ read more ]