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Legislative Testimony 2017

Agency staff testify before various legislative committees throughout the year to inform policymakers about programs and to provide the agency’s perspective on budget and policy proposals. 

All Testimony is in PDF format, unless otherwise noted.

Department for Children and Families Opposing Testimony regarding SB 95:​ Amendments to Public Assistance Requirements and Benefits (SOAR Act) by Phyllis Gilmore, Secretary of the Department for Children and Families February 7th, 2017.​

Department for Children and Families FY 2018 and FY 2019 Budget at the request of the House Social Services Budget Committee by Phyllis Gilmore, Secretary of the Department for Children and Families February 2nd, 2017.
 
Department for Children and Families Update on the Recommendations for DCF in the Alvarez and Marsal Review at the  request of the House Social Services Budget Committee by Trisha Thomas, Director of Child Support Services and Dan Lewin, CFO and Director of the Office of Financial Management on January 25th, 2017. 

FY2017 Budget Overview - Overview of DCF’s budget for FY 2017 at the request of the Kansas House Social Services Budget Committee by  Secretary Phyllis Gilmore on January 19th, 2017

Foster Care Overview – Overview of the foster care system in Kansas at the request of the House Children and Seniors Committee by Secretary Phyllis Gilmore on January 10th, 2017
 
Foster Care Reviews and Reforms – Presented at the request of the House Children and Seniors Committee by Director of Prevention and Protection Services Deneen Dryden on January 10th, 2017
 
Foster Care Licensing​ – Overview of foster care Licensing at the request of the House Children and Seniors Committee by Deputy General Counsel Kasey Rogg on January 10th, 2017



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