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Parents, Trapped

All told, hundreds of millions of dollars were sitting around in bank accounts, a casualty of outdated information technology, understaffing, and plain old indifference. And despite evidence suggesting that matters could be greatly improved if the federal government put pressure on the states to audit and improve their child-support systems, officials at the Department of […]