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Last Updated: 1/28/2011
Budget Issue: Child Welfare Realignment
Program: Department of Social Services (DSS)
Finding or Recommendation: The Governor's proposal to realign the child welfare system to counties and shift $1.6 billion in tax revenue in lieu of General Fund has merit, but the Legislature will have to address some significant fiscal and policy issues in developing a realignment plan.
Further Detail

For more detail, please see our handout Child Welfare Realignment.