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Report urges major reforms in DCFS

Report urges major reforms in DCFS

By Jason Chun

December 1, 2015

The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is working on a complete agency overhaul plan after a report was published criticizing the agency.As reported by The Chicago Tribune, a panel of court-appointed experts concluded that the agency displays an “absence of responsibility and accou...

Senate passes workplace protections for gay, transgender Americans

By Michael A. Memoli

November 7, 2013

WASHINGTON — The Senate gave its final approval Thursday to a bill that would offer historic new protections to gay and transgender individuals in the workplace, shifting the fight now to the Republican-led House. Ten Republicans joined with all Democrats in a 64-32 vote to pass the proposed Employ...