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Lawmakers unveil child welfare reform legislation in memory of teen murdered in Bucks County – Bradford Era

DOYLESTOWN >> Reps. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) and Chris Quinn (R-Delaware) have introduced a legislative package to better protect children in the Pennsylvania child welfare system. The bills are crafted in honor of Grace Packer, a 14-year-old girl who was murdered in Bucks County by her adoptive mother and her adoptive mother’s boyfriend in 2016.“Grace ventured in and out of the foster care system through Bucks, Montgomery, and Lehigh counties. She ultimately fell through the unacceptable cracks in our system. Our aim with this legislation is prevent another child from being lost in this system and condemned to cruelty and even …

 

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