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Mar 1, 2023

Senate approves measure to shield lawmakers’ addresses and other personal information

Every single member of the Arizona Senate voted Tuesday for a measure that will shield their addresses and other personal information from the public as elected officials are increasingly subjected to threats and protests at their homes.

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Feb 10, 2023

HomeBase Surprise tackles rising homeless youth population in Arizona

Expanding its reach beyond Phoenix, Native American Connections has opened a second transitional housing facility and program for homeless youth in Surprise. Arizona saw the largest increase in the number of homeless youths in the nation last year, adding 284 unaccompanied youths, for a 44% increase from 2020, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s 2022 Annual Homele[...]

May 3, 2019

Harsher animal abuse proposal goes to governor

Arizonans who purposely kill or torture family pets could soon face stiffer prison terms - or at least mandatory counseling.

Shannon Schell (Photo by Rachel Leingang/Arizona Capitol Times)
Jan 22, 2018

Shannon Schell: Fighting for the poor with a Rebel Alliance tattoo

Shannon Schell is the new executive director of Protecting Arizona’s Family Coalition, a group that advocates for human services programs at the GOP-dominated Legislature.

Jodi Liggett
Nov 27, 2017

Jodi Liggett

Jodi Liggett has taken on the challenging task of representing Planned Parenthood's interests in Arizona, but her experience in tackling poverty, domestic violence, homelessness, and women’s reproductive health and rights runs deep.

Aug 15, 2017

Expert testimony on behavior of domestic violence victims allowed, court rules

Juries are entitled to hear from experts who can explain why domestic violence victims often forgive their attackers, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

Nov 18, 2016

New minimum wage law provides paid time off for domestic violence victims

A lesser-known provision of the minimum wage ballot measure passed by Arizona voters this month will allow domestic violence victims to take paid sick leave to handle issues caused by the violence.

Jul 26, 2016

Stepson says Borrelli never struck wife

Rep. Sonny Borrelli never struck his then-wife during a 2001 incident at the couple’s Lake Havasu City home, according to the GOP lawmaker’s stepson, who added that he was coached about what to tell the police at the time by his mother.

Jul 25, 2016

Police report provides details of 2001 Borrelli domestic violence case

Arizona Rep. Sonny Borrelli pleaded guilty to a domestic violence charge in 2001 after police responded to repeated emergency calls at his Lake Havasu City home and arrested Borrelli for allegedly punching his wife multiple times.

Dec 28, 2015

Governor directs funds to Arizona domestic violence shelters

Gov. Doug Ducey is ordering additional funding for more than 30 domestic violence shelters in Arizona.

Oct 8, 2015

Tribes: Domestic violence program ‘very successful,’ but challenges remain

The Pascua Yaqui were one of three tribes – along with the Tulalip of Washington and the Umatilla of Oregon – that tested the tribal prosecutions under the Violence Against Women Act before it became available to all tribes this year.

Mar 4, 2013

DUI, domestic violence most common crimes among Arizona corrections workers

Arizona Department of Corrections employees are getting arrested or cited at an average of 11 per month, mostly for drunken driving and domestic violence.