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Welfare Reform / Child Protection #160085

ABC Evening News for Saturday, May 27, 1995
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(Studio: Catherine Crier) The Senate welfare reform bill noted.

(Hartford, Connecticut: Jim Angle) The move to end federal control of the child protection aspect of welfare examined; map shown of states being sued for their inadequate handling of child protection with problems in Connecticut's child welfare system cited as an example. [Michigan social services director Gerald MILLER - criticizes federal regulations.] [Rockefeller Institution Richard NATHAN, Connecticut Governor John ROWLAND - comment.] [Teen Mike ESPOSITO - explains how social workers lacked time to help him.] The concern that block grants given to the state would lead to less spending on child protection outlined. [Connecticut civil liberties union Martha STONE - addresses the problem.]

Angle, Jim;
Crier, Catherine

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