AUSTIN — As part of a larger push to reform the state's troubled foster care system, Child Protective Services is moving forward with a plan to privatize a program in which caseworkers monitor homes where a risk of child abuse or neglect has been identified. El Paso and several surrounding counties will serve as a testing ground for the "privatization pilot," which could eventually have implications for the delivery of child welfare services across the state.
AUSTIN — As part of a larger push to reform the state's troubled foster care system, Child Protective Services is moving forward with a plan to privatize large aspects of its operations. El Paso and several surrounding counties will serve as a testing ground for a "privatization pilot," which will eventually be implemented across the state. State officials in March will launch the pilot that will hand the reins of the family-based safety services program to a nonprofit organization.
AUSTIN — MarySue Femath, the El Paso Democrat challenging state Rep. Mary González for her seat in the Texas House, outraised the two-term representative during the first fundraising period of the campaign, with the bulk of her support coming from the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo in El Paso. Femath, a member of the tribe, received $110,921 in political contributions between October and December — $100,000 of which came from the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo. González raised $92,088 between August and December.
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Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
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Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
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Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
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are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
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Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
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A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".