A bill that would create a new kind of job-training program to help the unemployed get back to work faster is advancing in the Arizona Senate.
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.
PHOENIX — Almost one of every 12 child-abuse complaints reported to CPS since January was not investigated.
PHOENIX — Close to one out of every 12 complaints of child abuse since January were not investigated because Child Protective Services workers deemed them not important enough to follow through, agency officials said Thursday.
PHOENIX — Facing pressure by community groups and criticism from legislative Democrats, Gov. Jan Brewer agreed late Monday to have a state agency shuffle around $650,000 in its budget to cover welfare payments for 3,200 needy families through the end of the month.
PHOENIX — The state is borrowing $200 million this week to pay off the last of what it owes the federal government for providing jobless benefits to out-of-work employees.
PHOENIX — Starting today, ferrets will be forbidden in restaurants as service animals.
PHOENIX - The director of the Arizona Department of Economic Security is rolling out a plan to fix what he calls a flawed system for overseeing the state's safety net programs.
Twenty-three training programs for disabled Arizonans were spared the possibility having to send hundred of clients home on Monday after the state issued them last-minute contract extensions late Friday.
PHOENIX - A House panel voted Wednesday to require those seeking unemployment benefits to prove they were fired and did not just quit.
PHOENIX - State lawmakers took the first steps Wednesday toward shoring up the state's overburdened Child Protective Services system.