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Adoption advocates are worried that lawmakers will attempt to remove the adoption credit so they aim to increase the pressure on moving the tax package through the House and Senate.

The Improved Employment Outcomes for Foster Youth Act, H.R. 2060 and S. 885, proposing to incentivize employers to hire employees who have aged out of the foster care is still in danger of being taken out of the GOP tax plan. 

Virginia nonprofits Children's Home Society of Virginia and the Better Housing Coalition commissioned a national survey to be conducted by Child Trends.  The results released on Tuesday revealed gaps in the services provided to help youth in transition.