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Brewer signs $6.9M child welfare spending package (access required)

Gov. Jan Brewer inked her approval Thursday to give an additional nearly $6.9 million immediately to the state's child welfare agency. The funding will pay for 192 new staffers for new Division of Child Safety and Family Services which is replacing the old Child Protective Services. That includes 126 caseworkers. It is designed to deal with the ...

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