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Texas Senate votes to close employment loophole after Refuge foster care scandal

The upper chamber unanimously passed Senate Bill 182 after The Texas Tribune reported that a state-licensed foster care facility hired a caretaker whom the Texas Juvenile Justice Department previously fired for having inappropriate relationships with children.

The Refuge in Bastrop on Apr. 12, 2022

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