Raimondo proposes $1.4M more for foster families

GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO said the state will increase the resources for foster families in fiscal 2019. /COURTESY STATE OF RHODE ISLAND.
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO said the state will increase the resources for foster families in fiscal 2019. /COURTESY STATE OF RHODE ISLAND.
PROVIDENCE - Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced Thursday she will recommend a $1.36 million increase in state financial support for foster families starting in July, an effort to encourage more Rhode Islanders to take children into their homes and provide a family setting for them. The state has an immediate need for 250 families who can…

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