Posts for Ashley Davis-Nelson

Lawmakers Set to Fail Foster Care Children...Again

Reforming Child Protective Services has been a priority for many in the Texas Legislature this session, and the center of heated debate. The Texas House is now set to debate another piece of legislation in this long battle to fix a broken system: House Bill 1549. But before we get into CPS policy, though, I […]

By |May 5, 2017
CPS: An Agency Above the Constitution

The Texas House of Representatives stopped dragging their feet 50 days into session and have finally begun putting vulnerable children first. On Wednesday, March 1st the house began with HB 5 which proposed a shift of bureaucracy. This bill would separate the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) from the state’s Health and Human […]

By |March 9, 2017