Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Gregg Blasts Child Services; Proposes Changes

John Gregg got pretty worked up about the failures of Indiana's Child Services: “It is wrong — in fact it is dang near reprehensible to me — when people have children getting hurt, falling through the cracks, not getting the care they needed and at the same standpoint we have this agency saying, ‘Oh, we’ve got a surplus’ and they keep sending it back,” he said, in reference to the cuts taken by the department while the state claims a $2 billion surplus.

Gregg and running mate Vi Simpson then proposed a detailed plan to address the major issues in Child Services. “This department has failed the children of the state. Under a Gregg-Simpson administration, this department will become a priority,” said Simpson. You can read more here.