History repeats itself at CPS
Ten years ago this week, Arizona lawmakers were on the verge of approving a law to strengthen Child Protective Services and ensure the agency investigates all cases of neglect and abuse.
Horne campaign finance cases delayed
A hearing into whether Attorney General Tom Horne violated state campaign finance laws is being pushed back because of a murder case.
CPS oversight panel hears from the trenches
Most of the social workers, former CPS caseworkers, foster parents and non-profit heads who spoke at last night’s CPS community forum said more money is the solution to what ails CPS and its sister agencies, and many thought it should go towards child abuse prevention.
Arizona economy improves, but faces another year of subpar growth
Arizona’s economy continues to perform well relative to other states, but financial experts predicted another year of slow growth and recovery from the recession.
AG: Agencies can’t charge to inspect records
A new opinion from the Arizona Attorney General says public agencies can’t charge a copying fee if a person just wants to review records at the agency’s office.
Business, civic leaders to hear economic forecast
An economic researcher says Arizona’s economy is expanding at a slow but steady pace with population and employment growth rates that are above most states’ rates but below the state’s own long-term averages.
Family members react emotionally to ruling on firefighter deaths
An Arizona commission linked the state’s Forestry Division to the deaths last summer of 19 wild land firefighters, issuing the ruling after its investigative agency reported on its probe and recommended financial penalties.
Appeals court sets January hearing in issue advocacy case
The Arizona Court of Appeals scheduled a long-awaited hearing that could determine the constitutionality of the state laws that determine the sometimes fuzzy line between issue advocacy and electioneering.
Forum on CPS hears of more holes in child network
Arizona’s child welfare safety net has many more holes than were made evident by recent revelations of ignored child abuse and neglect reports, speakers said Tuesday night at a forum on reforming Child Protective Services.
Department of Administration lifts stay of mental health contract
The Arizona Department of Administration lifted a stay that had halted a multibillion-dollar contract for behavioral health services in Maricopa County, following a recommendation by an administrative law judge.
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