Audit Reveals Problems with Louisiana DCFS Child Abuser Registry

November 11, 2022

According to a report from the Louisiana Legislative Auditor, Louisiana requires less evidence before placing someone's name on a state registry of alleged child abusers. Louisiana's Department of Child and Family Services (DCFS) also fails to properly notify suspected perpetrators that their names are being added to the registry.

Louisiana Budget Project Says Bill 186 Will Strip Child Support Payments From Children in Need; Rep. Bacala Says Otherwise

April 1, 2021

Louisiana State Representative Tony Bacala, Republican representing Ascension Parish, has been in the crosshairs of Twitter recently, specifically of Jan Moller, Executive Director of the Louisiana Budget Project, and Louisiana Democrats. Moller recently tweeted that, “A Louisiana legislator wants state government to confiscate child support payments from poor kids to help pay their Medicaid costs.” […]

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