Congress’ Cold Shoulder Sends Shivers Through Community Health Centers
The clinics, which serve many poor people, are tightening spending in case Congress doesn’t approve new funding for them before the government’s 2018 fiscal year starts Sunday. California has the most at stake.
Federal Audit Gives California Poor Marks On Monitoring The Welfare Of Foster Children
The report says state officials failed to follow up properly or promptly on complaints of neglect and sexual abuse. But changes are underway, it says, and one child welfare advocate says she’s already seen a “significant turnaround.”