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A D.C. Council member rebuked the District's child welfare agency for failing to identify what positions could be cut among the dozens of "memo writers" and "meeting attenders" making more than $100,000 per year, arguing it could free up money for key priorities facing the budget ax.
D.C. Mayor Adrian M. Fenty yesterday held a private meeting with employees of the city's Child and Family Services Agency, two days after firing six agency workers for failing to help four girls found dead last week in a Southeast row house.
D.C. Mayor Adrian M. Fenty said yesterday that as many as eight Child and Family Services Agency employees will be fired for failing to help four girls found dead last week in a Southeast row house.