The rapidly rising number of uninvestigated abuse and neglect reports at Child Protective Services was documented in years of reports to the governor and Legislature, Department of Economic Services Director Clarence Carter confirmed Monday.Read More »
Jockeying for Senate leadership positions has begun, and one incumbent member of the Republican’s le...
Arizona high schoolers who can’t name at least one branch of government, define the United States as...
Away from the media limelight, another political race is shaping up that will have tremendous reperc...
The new Department of Child Services is asking for an additional $27.6 million for fiscal year 2016 ...
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is declaring a statewide emergency because of flooding from major storms tha...
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After three failed attempts, a group that is seeking California-style property tax limits in Arizona is preparing for another push to get the question on the 2014 ballot.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear arguments on the injunction against higher new contribution limits approved by the Legislature. It ruling on the matter may well be the final word on how much money candidates can accept during the 2014 elections.Read More »
Thousands of pages of confidential records of child abuse cases found last month outside a dumpster are unrelated to the discovery that more than 6,500 complaints went uninvestigated, the head of the Department of Economic Security said Monday.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer is willing to give Clarence Carter the benefit of the doubt about his culpability in more than 6,500 uninvestigated complaints of child abuse -- at least for the time being.Read More »
Arizona may be the first state to consider legislation designed to hinder the National Security Agency’s ability to spy within its borders.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicaid expansion got its first day in court as attorneys argued over whether 36 Republican lawmakers who opposed the plan have the right to sue over it.Read More »
The American Legislative Exchange Council’s Arizona chairwoman said the state’s lawmakers are still standing strong with the conservative organization, despite negative press attention that has cost the group hundreds of members from other states.Read More »
Saying her new job is too demanding, state Sen. Linda Lopez said Thursday she will resign from the Legislature no later than next month.Read More »
A panel of lawmakers, tax experts and economists voted Thursday to recommend a series of changes to Arizona’s individual income tax code, including an eleventh-hour proposal to reduce the number of income brackets used to calculate tax rates paid by Arizonans.Read More »