Governor, foster care advocates make push for new children and family department

Inslee hopes to sign bill creating a system focused on preventing harm to children and promoting safe, healthy families.

Gov. Jay Inslee meeting with foster parents and foster children and advocates in his office in Olympia, Wash. on June 20, 2017 (Official Governor’s Office Photo)
Patty Flanagan-Linderman speaks to reporters during a media event in the governor’s office in Olympia, Wash., June 20, 2017. (Official Governor’s Office Photo)
Aaron Edwards, foster parent from Seattle, speaks during a media event in the governor’s office in Olympia, Wash., June 20 2017. (Official Governor’s Office Photo)

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