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State fires six responsible for 6,600 ignored CPS cases

State fires six responsible for 6,600 ignored CPS cases

PHOENIX — Six state workers associated with having nearly 6,600 reports of child abuse ignored were fired Wednesday.

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6 workers fired in Arizona CPS dropped-cases probe

6 workers fired in Arizona CPS dropped-cases probe

PHOENIX — Six state workers associated with having nearly 6,600 reports of child abuse ignored were fired today.

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State House approves review of child protection efforts

PHOENIX — The House gave final approval Monday for an external review of how Arizona has handled Child Protective Services.

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Child abuse prevention focus of Tucson event

Child abuse prevention focus of Tucson event

The 10th annual March for Children, which helps bring awareness to the issue of child abuse and highlights the local agencies and individuals that work to keep children safe, and the Casa de los Niños family fiesta drew about 2,000 people to Reid Park Sunday morning. 

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Arizona budget gets OK; fight due over CPS

Arizona budget gets OK; fight due over CPS

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer signed a $9.2 billion spending plan Friday — but not before using her constitutional power to remove some items she doesn’t like.

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Senate budget faces opposition from Brewer

PHOENIX — A $9.21 million spending plan approved Tuesday by the state Senate could face a gubernatorial veto because it underfunds state universities, an aide to Gov. Jan Brewer said.

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Biggs: Expect major changes to proposed Ariz. budget before consensus

Biggs: Expect major changes to proposed Ariz. budget before consensus

PHOENIX — The state Senate may not accept the changes to the budget made late Thursday by the House, Senate President Andy Biggs said.

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State GOP leaders work late on new budget plan

PHOENIX — House Republican leaders late Monday gave up trying to corral the votes for a new budget, at least for now.

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GOP end late-night budget talks without a deal

PHOENIX — House Republican leaders late Monday gave up trying to corral the votes for a new budget, at least for now.

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Budget slice for Arizona kids gets bigger

PHOENIX — Caving in part to demands by the governor, the state Senate voted 16-13 Thursday for a nearly $9.2 billion spending plan that includes more cash for child welfare and education than they had first offered.

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Arizona Senate budget plan differs with Brewer over child-welfare funds

PHOENIX — Senate Republicans proposed a $9.2 billion spending plan for the state, notably with less money for child welfare than sought by Gov. Jan Brewer.

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Siblings tell Tucson police mother starved son, 3

Siblings tell Tucson police mother starved son, 3

Siblings of the 3-year-old boy whose skeletal remains were found Tuesday told investigators their mother starved their brother to death, court records reveal.

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CPS problems resulted from a total system failure, report says

PHOENIX — A special team named to find out why 6,554 child-abuse cases went uninvestigated concluded Friday there was a “systemic failure, a lack of accountability and transparency and bad decision-making,’’ requiring a total revamp of how Arizona handles child welfare.

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$6.8 million more for child protection awaits Brewer's OK

PHOENIX — State lawmakers gave final approval Thursday to $6.8 million in additional funds for the state’s new child-welfare agency.

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Added funds for new child agency get preliminary OK

PHOENIX — A Senate panel voted Tuesday for an immediate cash infusion for the state’s troubled child- welfare agency.

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Brewer's budget includes expanded CPS successor

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer has proposed a nearly $9.4 billion spending plan for the coming fiscal year, saying it’s the best that can be done.

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Brewer moves to abolish CPS, create new cabinet-level agency

Brewer moves to abolish CPS, create new cabinet-level agency

Gov. Jan Brewer greets her audience from the Arizona Capitol podium, where she gave her State of the State address. She’s flanked by Senate President Andy Biggs, left, and Speaker of the House Andy Tobin. Her speech opened the legislative session.

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Brewer's likely last State of State to set goals

Brewer's likely last State of State to set goals

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer gives what is likely to be her final State of the State speech today, laying out her priorities for the coming year.

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State has money in the bank, but lawmakers still face funding conflicts

PHOENIX — State lawmakers return to the Capitol on Monday with more cash available than they need to cover the basic operation of state government.

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What's it worth to you to keep an Arizona child safe?

The Legislature will have a full slate when it begins its new session Jan. 13.

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