The Texas Senate and House of Representatives unanimously voted to pass bills for reform of Child Protective Services. During the State of the State address, Gov. Greg Abbott noted “over one hundred deaths” of children in foster care services within the last year.
A CPS reform was one of the four policies Texas Gov. Greg Abbott listed as emergency items for the legislative session.
“You will cast thousands of votes this session. Few will involve life or death decisions. Your vote on CPS is one of them,” Abbott said during the State of the State Address January 31.
The reform would feature a complete overhaul of Child Protective Services.
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