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Crime is contagious. If the government becomes a law breaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself."
–Supreme Court Justice Brandeis

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Kansas ‘Special Committee for Children’ to ask victims of CPS and their private contractors some very hard questions. Monday Nov. 30th

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Press Release

For Immediate Release:

Kansas Special Committee for Children to ask victims of SRS/CPS and their private contractors some very hard questions

Topeka, Kansas November 30, 2009

When several public officials were bombarded with concerns regarding the removal of children from their homes and most often placed in abusive homes for financial gain, The Kansas Senate has formed a ‘special committee’ to listen to the stories at the state capital.

The meetings will be conducted on Monday, November 30, 2009, and Tuesday, December 1, 2009, at 9:00 a.m. in Topeka, Kansas at the capitol building room 545. All Kansans are encouraged to attend these public hearings.

The agenda for Monday and Tuesday follows;

Private Citizens Testimony Order: 







Claudine Dombrowski





Undisclosed Speaker

Monday November 30th

9:00    Statement by the committee chairman

9:15    Current Policies and Procedures

10:30  Private Citizen Testimony

12:00  Lunch

1:30   Continue private citizen testimony

4:30   Response from SRS representative TBA. Inquiries & documentation to final decision makers at SRS

5:00   Adjourn

Tuesday December 1st

9:15    Current Contractor Policies and Procedures

10:30  Presentations - Katrina Osterhaus, post audit

           Foster care reviewing, CINC reviewing

12:00  Lunch

1:30    Contracting irregularities, Johnson County development

           Support, CDDO funding example

2:30    response SRS rep. TBA

3:30    Further Committee Discussion

5:00    Adjourn


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