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Bacon sponsors bipartisan bill authorizing $10M to develop sibling foster care programs

U.S. Rep. Don Bacon (R-NE) on July 9 unveiled bipartisan legislation that would end what he calls the preventable problem of separating groups of siblings who are in foster care.

“Keeping siblings together in the foster care system significantly increases their chance of having positive life outcomes,” Rep. Bacon said. “As a foster to adoptive parent of a sibling group, I believe this bill will go a long way towards helping address the unique challenges faced by sibling groups with large numbers, wide age ranges, and complex needs.”

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