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Sen. Rick Murphy (file photo)

Senator Murphy’s fight with CPS heads to court

Sen. Rick Murphy’s battle with Child Protective Services to have his four adoptive daughters returned to his home is headed to Maricopa County Superior Court next month.

A dependency mediation hearing for Murphy, R-Peoria, has been scheduled for Sept. 16 at Maricopa County’s Juvenile Court in Phoenix, the Arizona Capitol Times has learned.

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Path of Begay (access required)


New senator has lived in many homes far from his district

By all accounts, new state Sen. Carlyle Begay is highly qualified for public office.

He has impressed lawmakers, county and city officials and even the Governor’s Office with his credentials as a student of public health. And he boasts extensive work with American Indian communities as the vice president of business development at the American Indian Health Management and Policy group in Phoenix, where he has worked since 2006.

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