TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) Incoming Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly said she is stunned by a state agencys lack of response to a shortage of residential psychiatric beds for children needing care in the state.
During a meeting Tuesday of a task force studying the states child welfare system, Kelly suggested she wants significant changes after she takes office in January, The Wichita Eagle reported .
Im stunned, honestly, that your agency has not done anything concrete to deal with that issue, Kelly told Susan Fout, deputy secretary of the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services.
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