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Adoption Blue Ribbon Panel Meeting Scheduled for Feb. 8

Press Release Date:  Friday, February 02, 2007  
Contact Information:  Anya Armes Weber, (502) 564-6180 or Vikki Franklin, (502) 564-7042  

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 2, 2007) – The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services’ blue ribbon panel on adoption is scheduled to meet next week.

The meeting will be from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. in room 125 of the Capitol Annex on Thursday, Feb. 8, and is open to the public.

The agenda will include potential legislative proposals to address issues raised by parents and panel members.

The 12-member group has met regularly since August to review the process and current practices that lead to the termination of parental rights and adoption of children in the state’s child welfare system and to identify opportunities for improvement.

Cabinet Secretary Mark D. Birdwhistell chairs the group.

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Last Updated 2/2/2007