DCF Worker Under Investigation For Abusing Her Power

Reported by: Catherine Varnum Email: cvarnum@ActionNewsJax.com Print Story Published: 1/08 8:27 pm Share Updated: 9:17 am

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.– A Jacksonville Department of Children and Families worker is under investigation, accused of abusing her power.

Carla Mixon’s son is a sixth-grader at Ribault Middle School. Mixon said her husband’s ex-girlfriend who is a DCF […]

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Governor Phony Rick Scott?

Fourteen months from the next election, Gov. Rick Scott’s sales pitch is clear. He portrays himself as the education governor, the defender of the environment and the advocate for open records. He’s the jobs governor, and he has empathy for Floridians without health coverage. Don’t be fooled by the packaging. It’s a facade that […]

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DCF Mired In Controversy Over Foster Care Providers

By Carol Marbin Miller

Florida lawmakers

cmarbin@MiamiHerald.com

A decade ago, amid perhaps the worst foster care debacle in state history,

Florida lawmakers transferred all foster care and adoption efforts to private management — hoping local leaders could nurture what the state long could not: a scandal-free child welfare system.

But even as the […]

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