Jonathan Dismang: Executive order aims to benefit foster parents, families

State government and a host of private organizations announced a new effort to recruit more foster families, streamline the process of placing foster children with relatives and accelerating the process for the permanent adoption of children.

The governor issued an executive order directing the Division of Children and Family Services to work with a list of more than two dozen organizations that recruit and train foster families.

Jonathan Dismang, R, is an Arkansas Senator for District 18. To contact him, email

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