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Head of embattled Texas child abuse investigations resigns after less than a year

During Robert “Rich” Richman’s short tenure, he oversaw the investigation of parents who provide gender-affirming care to their transgender children and the mishandling of allegations of sex abuse at a foster care facility.

Members of the DFPS Committee hear public testimony at a meeting in Austin on Friday, March 11, 2022.

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