Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, Department of Aging and Disability Services

Three-strike approach wanted to protect nursing home residents

The bill filed Thursday by Sen. Charles Schwertner of Georgetown would require the Department of Aging and Disability Services to revoke the…

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Texas takes aim at overweight trucks

In Texas, it is easy for semi-trucks to bypass weigh stations along our highways. Most of them are closed most of the time, because the Depa…

Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) Commissioner John J. Specia Jr.

Kids’ lives will be saved with ‘clean up’ bill, DFPS leader says

The head of the state agency that oversees child abuse and neglect cases in Texas is confident a massive piece of legislation will help give…

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Texas CPS web video inspires as vacancy numbers drop

Child Protective Services in Central Texas is starting to see fewer monthly vacancies among its child abuse investigators, state records sho…