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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.

Conference to Raise Mental Health Awareness Among Faith Leaders

Day-long conference aims to explore intersection between faith, mental illness; highlight suicide prevention, related issues.

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.

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.

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.

UPDATED: Navajo Council Resurrection of Junk Food Tax Bill Fails

Earlier this year, the Navajo Nation Council approved an additional 2 percent sales tax on snacks high in fat, salt and sugar but tribal president vetoed measure.

Reported Delayed Medical Attention Leads to Vets Deaths

U.S. Sens. John McCain, Jeff Flake say congressional committees looking into allegations that up to 40 AZ veterans died waiting for appointments.

Tucson Ranks 4th Best in US for People with Asthma

The dry heat of Southern Arizona has long drawn people with respiratory problems; new study says city's air quality ideal.

Initial OK for Easier Prosecution in Cases of Assisted Suicide

Arizona Senate gives initial approval of legislation that would facilitate attorneys to prosecute people for manslaughter for assisting in suicide.

Confronting Suicide Part 4: Reporters' Notebook

3 AZPM producers discuss their findings in researching suicide prevention efforts for teens, college students, elderly.

Extra Licensing for Health Care Navigators Passes Senate

Arizona Senate OKs with 19-10 vote; proponents say the requirements protect consumers who share private from identity theft.

Confronting Suicide Part 3: Suicide Among Elderly

In Arizona and across U.S., people 55 and older have highest suicide rate—but deaths underreported and often ignored.

Confronting Suicide Part 2: Prevention Top Focus for Colleges

8% of UA students say they've seriously thought about suicide. National prevention effort started by parents of UA student who took his life in 1998.

Copper Queen Hospital in Bisbee Expands Emergency Care

Larger ER will accommodate increase in people going to doctor now that they have federally-mandated health insurance.

Confronting Suicide Part 1: Teen Suicides

In Arizona, percentage of high school students injured or poisoned in suicide attempt almost doubled from 2003 to 2013.

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