David Hansell’s first year as commissioner of the Administration for Children’s Services started with leading the agency through a time of intense scrutiny. He replaced Gladys Carrion following a number of high-profile deaths of children in the agency’s care. Now he’s fighting to avoid proposed state budget cuts that would undermine many initiatives – such as Close to Home – that the agency has supported. The commissioner talked with us about meeting those challenges and some of the things that have happened in between.
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