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Funding for Women's Services Down, Affecting Self-Sufficiency

Study analyzed 18 state-run services such as child care subsidies, domestic violence services.

Event Provides Rare Glimpse at Military Aircraft 'Boneyard'

Officials at Tucson's Davis-Monthan hosted a 5K and 10K run/walk to educate people about a mostly-off-limits site.

AZ Planned Parenthood Sues State Over Abortion Drug Rules

Federal lawsuit against regulations that would limit use of most common abortion-inducing drug; would have gone into effect April 1.

Initial Approval for Bill Prohibiting Use of Common Core in AZ

Arizona Senate OKs legislation sponsored by state Sen. Al Melvin of Tucson; standards implemented in 2010, some Republicans have denounced them.

Training Prepares Police to Respond in Mental Health Crises

Crisis Intervention Training raises awareness, reduces use of force, but did not take hold in Southern Arizona until tragedy in 2000.

SB 1062 Overshadows Other AZ Legislature Moves

Those include initial approval to bill that would allow surprise inspections to abortion clinics; Brewer signs campaign finance law repeal.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, February 28, 2014

A look at Gov. Brewer's veto of SB 1062; Tucson Mayor Rothschild's State of the City address.

AZ Week: 'SB 1062 Slap in Face to Many Arizonans'

Painfully ironic to have this type of legislation introduced on 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act, says founding director of ASU's Center for the Study of Race and Democracy .

AZ Week: Opposing Sides Debate Good, Bad of Vetoed SB 1062

Supporter says bill could have 'helped gay community;' opponent says it would hurt state's reputation.

Economic Development is Tucson's Focus for 2014

Mayor Rothschild continues to push initiatives that foster economic development and sales tax revenue.

Brewer Vetoes Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Bill would have allowed business owners to deny service to gay people based on 'sincerely held' belief.

Councilman Says Bus Service Cuts Should Not Happen

Tucson City Council seeking public input on bus fare increases, service changes, Cunningham opposes service cuts.

Pressure Builds on Brewer to Veto Religious Freedom Bill

Her top political adviser joins long bipartisan list of politicians, businesses, rights groups in calling for rejection.

Tucson Mayor's Third State of City Address Wednesday

Past topics included fixing roads as economic driver, annexing outlying areas, reducing poverty, homelessness.

Pima County Launches Mapping Tool for Obamacare Help

Meant to aid people find enrollment help resources and health insurance professionals in their community; open enrollment deadline is March 31.

AZ Planned Parenthood President Praises Supreme Court Decision

Higher court ejected proposal to revive law disqualifying abortion providers from receiving funds for other medical services.

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