Mounting controversy over foster kids prompts Oregon governor to step in

Gov. Kate Brown is taking another whack at reforming Oregon’s beleaguered foster care system.

Brown announced Thursday, April 18, that she was creating a special board to oversee child welfare issues and ensure that reforms are enacted.

The move came two days after advocates filed a class action lawsuit against the state over its treatment of the thousands of children in foster care.

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