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The team created to oversee the investigations of reports of child abuse and neglect that Arizona Child Protective Services did not investigate said it is on track to get all 6,500 cases assigned by the end of the month.
January 07, 2014
An Arizona man has been sentenced to three years in prison and ordered to pay more than $600,000 restitution for defrauding his former employer.
January 07, 2014
Gov. Jan Brewer is asking the United States Supreme Court to let the state enforce a provision of SB 1070 it has been prevented from enforcing by a federal trial judge and the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
January 07, 2014
United States Speaker of the House John Boehner has hired the former head of Senator John McCain’s immigration staff, Rebecca Tallent, to head his effort to win approval of immigration reform legislation.
January 07, 2014
A 2011 law provides the parents of children with special needs what are called empowerment scholarship accounts on the state treasury to buy education services wherever they want.
January 07, 2014
A lawsuit filed in federal court claims the constitutional amendment voters approved in 2008 barring same-sex marriage violates the equal protection and due process sections of the United States Constitution.
January 07, 2014
The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety said DUI arrests fell statewide for the first time since 2004.
January 06, 2014
Some Arizona legislators said they will try again to negate public campaign financing.
January 06, 2014
A veteran state lawmaker is hoping to siphon money away from a program for early childhood development to help foster families and reduce the backlog at Child Protective Services.
January 06, 2014
Congress returns to work Monday and the two major parties have widely different agendas for the New Year.
January 06, 2014
Former Arizona Governor and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will be part of the United States delegation to the Winter Olympics in Sochi next month.
January 06, 2014
A state lawmaker who is also a pastor has unveiled legislation designed to protect himself and other religious leaders from being forced to perform same-sex marriages.
January 06, 2014
Phoenix Democratic Representative Ruben Gallego is proposing legalization of recreational pot in what he says is an effort to take a bite out of crime.
January 06, 2014
A former State Department official and current high-powered investment banker is adding his voice to those calling for legislation that would create paid leave for the parents of newborn children or those caring for ill family members.
January 06, 2014
Tucson Democrat Linda Lopez is making good on her planned exit from the Arizona Senate. She has submitted a resignation letter.
January 06, 2014
Jan. 1 marked the change of Boy Scout Policy to allow openly gay members. Some scouts unhappy with the change started an alternative organization called Trail Life USA.
January 04, 2014
Our lives have become more digital, between email, social media accounts, sharing photos and any number of other things, but what happens to all of that when we die?
January 03, 2014
Three golden eagles were released into the wild near Prescott Friday morning.
January 03, 2014
Flipping the calendar to 2014 also means the work of some of Arizona’s elected officials is getting restarted.
January 03, 2014
What comes to mind when you think about Arizona? The hot weather, cactus and citrus, but there is more to Arizona.
January 03, 2014

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