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GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL ROUNDUP: State audit uncovers spending by agencies that place children in foster homes

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The agencies that place children in Wisconsin foster homes had 130-thousand dollars of questionable expenses over the past two fiscal years. The Legislative Fiscal Bureau checked the ledgers of five of the state's 24 child-placement agencies. Over 78-percent of the questionable expenses came from Thrive Treatment Services of Watertown, which places children with emotional-and-behavior issues into foster homes.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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