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Comprehensive bill to reform Kentucky’s adoption, foster care system passes house with a 94-1 vote

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today The Kentucky House overwhelmingly approved a comprehensive bill that revitalizes the state’s child welfare system. Following months of study, listening sessions, and bipartisan work, the lawmakers nearly unanimously passed adoption and foster care reforms. House Bill 1 will streamline the placement of children into homes, empower foster parents in the process, and make...