Articles Tagged “CPS”

  • Senator Schwertner Files for Re-Election

    Today, Republican State Senator Charles Schwertner filed for reelection to Texas Senate District 5. Schwertner has served in the Texas Senate since 2013 and previously served in the Texas House of Representatives. “Today I am…

  • Governor Abbott Signs Foster Care System and Child Protective Reform Bills

    Wednesday, Governor Greg Abbott signed several bills that will reform Texas’ foster care system and Child Protective Services (CPS). In his State of the State address, Governor Abbott made reforming CPS an emergency legislative priority…

  • Senator Schwertner Announces Major Reforms to the State Foster Care System

    Wednesday, Senator Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) filed Senate Bill 11, a legislative package outlining substantial reforms to the way the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) cares for the state’s foster children.  In announcing the…

  • Sen. Schwertner To Lead New Child Protection Work Group

    At the conclusion of Wednesday night’s Senate Finance Committee hearing, Senator Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) was tasked with leading the new Senate Workgroup on Child Protection, a subset of the Senate Finance Committee that will evaluate…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday an unknown suspect evaded arrest in a vehicle at I-45 and Highway 75. On the night shift Friday, police investigated an assault in the 400…

  • Father Arrested for Abandoning or Endangering

    Twenty-five-year-old SHSU student Jonathan Nelson was arrested for abandoning or endangering a child Friday after his 3-year-old son was found wandering around a construction project around 11:30 in the morning at Highway 19 and Bearkat…

  • Missing Trinity County Girl Found Safe

    Eleven-year-old Savannah Hurley from Trinity County, who was allegedly abducted by her mother Monday following a confrontation with Child Protective Services, was found safe by Trinity County Sheriff’s deputies around three Tuesday afternoon. She was…