Illinois lawmakers want more transparency from Department of Children and Family Services

Just days after two former employees were arrested in connection with the death of a Crystal Lake boy, the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services faced questions about transparency.

During a virtual hearing Monday of the Illinois Senate Human Services Committee, State Sen. Julie Morrison said the agency is required to keep legislators informed.

“Any death or serious life-threatening injury that occurs to a DCFS child must be reported within six months from the time of the death to not just the speaker, but to the actual legislator whose child was their resident,” Morrison said. “I’ve never seen that.”

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