Child Abuse and Protection
A chronic shortage of staff at Child Protection Services and a critical opioid addiction crisis have combined to pose New Hampshire with a considerable challenge when it comes to ensuring the safety of its youngest citizens. Legislators have recently debated what to do about the increasing role of grandparents in raising kids, raising funding for staff and services, and increasing oversight. There have also been efforts in Concord to better define the rights of parents and students. See the latest debates here.