Rep. Whiteford, the Chair of the House Adoption and Foster Care Task Force, talks about the release of the Task Force report on Wednesday, and its focus on both systemic and practical reforms.
The Michigan House today approved a bipartisan plan spearheaded by Rep. Mary Whiteford, chair of the House Adoption and Foster Care Task Force, inspired by the task force’s recommendations. The plan includes several measures to improve the child welfare system by making critical changes to correct areas where the adoption and foster care system is falling short.
Rep. Whiteford, the Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Department of Health and Human Services, talks about speaking at the Capitol Thursday at the Unite to Face Addiction rally. Rep. Whiteford says the state has worked to provide more addiction intervention early on, and to make sure that resources are available.
State Rep. Mary Whiteford, chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, issued the following statement clarifying misleading information from the governor about the state’s Healthy Michigan enrollment numbers: