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George Cunningham, executive director of the Grand Canyon Institute, discusses how Govenor Jan Brewer's moratorium on new government regulations has harmed business in the state.

Brewer's Pause on New Regs Has No Economic Effect, Study Says

Grand Canyon Institute report shows intended job creation, economic growth did not occur.

6 CPS Senior Employees Fired Over Un-Investigated Cases

They were part of staff who orchestrated a plan that led to more than 6,500 abuse, neglect reports to close without investigation.

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PHX Mayor: City Bidding to Host Democratic Convention 2016

Democratic Natl. Comm. released list of 15 cities considered for event, Phoenix is one of them; Mayor Greg Stanton says hosting would boost local businesses.

Ranchers Won't be Able to Kill Wolves in Self Defense

Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed legislation that would have allowed live-stock owners shoot Mexican gray wolves if attacking people, cattle, etc.

Commerce Secretary Visiting ASU to Explore Entrepreneurial Opps

Penny Pritzker will tour SkySong, which was built to be a global business community to help region in tech, innovation, education.

PHX, Tucson to Collaborate in Drinking Water Conservation

Phoenix Council OK 3 measures aimed at better securing resources, including partnership with Tucson water providers that would allow for storage of CAP water between the regions.

Brewer Vetoes AHCCCS Work-Rule, Time-Limit Legislation

Bill was sponsored by House Speaker Andy Tobin; would have forced recipients to get a job, limit some to a max of 5 years of insurance.

AZ Gets $10M to Boost Low-Performing Schools

Funds come from U.S. Dept. of Education's school improvement grants program; program has invested in more than 1,500 of country's lowest-performing schools.

Brewer Signs Tougher Penalties for Human Trafficking

Cindy McCain, who pushed the bill forward, said legislation would put AZ at forefront of fight against crime imposing harsher punishment for pimps, escort services, etc.

These olive trees at the U of A provide shade and beauty to the campus and its visitors.

UA Pays Tribute to Campus Trees, Recognizes Local Tree Campaign

Campus Arboretum dedicated 2014 Arbor Day Tree a few days early on Earth Day in recognition of Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rotschild’s 10,000 Trees Campaign.

Glendale Not Getting Reimbursed for Super Bowl Public Safety Costs

AZ Senate failed to pass bill that would help city get about $4 million to cover these costs; bipartisan opinion that it was unfair to the state.

Report: AZ Worse Than Natl Average for 'Food Insecurity'

A new study by the nonprofit Feeding America says 1 in 5 Arizonans are affected by hunger; more alarming 1 in 4 children are struggling to eat.

Proponents of medical marijuana are already buying sites which will be used for dispensaries in Pima County. We speak to two of them about their efforts.

Supreme Court: Non-Impairing Marijuana Compounds Don't Count for DUI

Arizona's higher court says authorities don't have the right to prosecute such under state's driving under the influence laws.

Mexican Children with disabilities travel to the U.S. for Medical care.

Border Clinic Providing Free Care for More Than 40 Years

Impoverished children from Mexico with a variety of disabilities travel to St. Andrew's Children's Clinic once a month for medical attention.

Linda Williams, a physician at El Rio Community Health Clinic, performs a routine checkup on her patient.

Appeals Court Revives Lawsuit Challenging Medicaid Expansion

The Arizona court ruled Tuesday that lawmakers have the right to sue over a hospital assessment that funds the expansion.

Bill Blocking Elections Comm from Investigations Reconsidered

The Senate-approved bill would allow only the Secretary of State and state Attorney General to investigate possible campaign contribution violations.

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