Block raises for Maine's DHHS Child Protective Caseworkers
  • Petitioned Governor Paul LePage and Maine's Department of Health and Human Services

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Governor Paul LePage and Maine's Department of Health and Human Services

Block raises for Maine's DHHS Child Protective Caseworkers

    1. Legally Kidnapped
    2. Petition by

      Legally Kidnapped

      Portland, ME

On August 20th 2012, Governor Paul LePage approved raises for Maine's DHHS child protective caseworkers. All other state workers remain under a pay freeze that started in 2009.

Maine's Child Protective Workers are corrupt, cruel and unjust. They operate behind extreme confidentiality laws, and lie to the people of Maine about what they do. They cover-up abuse that takes place in the foster care system, and over-medicate foster kids on dangerous psychotropic drugs.

Also, this raise is given to a single group of state workers while Governor LePage obsessively cuts benefits to the poor while giving tax breaks to the rich. These cuts include 23,000 poor, elderly and disabled Mainers loosing health insurance through the states health care programs as well as cuts to general assistance programs for the poor and homeless.

Cuts to MaineCare will also eliminate the funding for Family Preservation services so that the children involved with child welfare in Maine will no longer be able to remain safely in their homes, and will instead increase foster care numbers.

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    • Dawnette Frazier EL PASO, TX
      • almost 2 years ago

      I am currently being attacked by cps in texas and am a witness of the lies they are willing to tell and the extreme lengths they will go to in order to steal children from good parents. They need to be stopped.

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    • Elizabeth Grieco SAYLORSBURG, PA
      • about 2 years ago

      To profit from the social ills of families is wrong! It's not only wrong, it is crimminal to play Russian Roulette with childrens's lives and promote more insecurity!

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    • deena hernandez EASTON, PA
      • about 2 years ago

      in our group we have people of marriage fraud

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    • lucille laroche ARUNDEL, ME
      • about 2 years ago

      I am not on Maine care bit being a retired nurse the cuts to Maine care will hurt many people especially faimlies the elderly and children that need it or just received the help because they had no where else to go and they are proud hard working people who never got a dime from the state...thank God I was not the one for voting him into office as I could never forgive myself...BTW what is his annual income and what are his benefits as Governor of Maine and does he get araise evry year? I s he included in the pay freeze..can someone email me those facts please.

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    • christopher house PLANO, TX
      • about 2 years ago

      I have witness the Criminal behavior UP CLOSE

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