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UA Seeking Funding for Farm Outreach, Tuition Balance

Annual budget request to state lawmakers calls for more money than governor has proposed.

UA Sociology School Participates in Tucson Poverty Project

School collaborating with Mayor Rothschild to combat poverty in city; determine current status of residents.

Pima Board Fills Vacant AZ Senate Seat with State Rep.

Former Sen. Linda Lopez of Tucson resigned earlier in the month, Rep. Andrea Dalessandro of Green Valley chosen to replace her.

Survey: TUSD Spent 38% of Meals Budget Locally Last School Year

Between 2011-12, school district spent twice the state average on Arizona products; plans to purchase more local food in future.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, January 17, 2014

Rep. Ron Barber discusses budget vote, Obamacare; two state lawmakers talk Brewer gutting CPS.

AZ Week: Brewer's State of State Kicks Off Legislative Session

Arizona governor reinforced child protection, education, business attraction as priorities; governor, experts discuss.

Child Welfare Reform Priority in Budget for New Fiscal Year

Gov. Jan Brewer releases proposal for Legislature; K-12 education, state infrastructure also at top of list.

Annual Concert Advocates for Civility After Jan. 8 Tragedy

Sergio Mendoza Y La Orkesta headlining event at Club Congress, which promotes community respect.

Tucsonans Prepare to Honor MLK Legacy by Serving Community

On Jan. 20 various local nonprofits will set up service projects to commemorate civil rights leader in national holiday.

Border Patrol Violates Rights at Checkpoints, ACLU Claims

It files complaint over incidents of what it calls illegal questioning, searches at Southern AZ checkpoints.

AZ Foundation for Women CEO Pushes Others to Become Leaders

Former Flagstaff Mayor Sara Presler says though leadership roles vary, "You have been called to lead."

New Food Bank CEO Focuses on Broad Food Availability Issues

Michael McDonald started in early Jan. after years at Habitat for Humanity; says they need to provide more than just food.

Brewer Says She is Considering Another Term

Others say she is termed out under Constitution; she says legal experts tell her otherwise; will decide in a month.

Flake Introduces Affordable Catastrophic Health Plan for All Bill

Act would pertain to everyone affected by Obamacare's individual health insurance mandate; such coverage should be available to everyone, AZ senator says.

Brewer Abolishes CPS, Calls for Legislative Reform

Governor uses her final State of State speech to call for end of excuses, permanent fix to 'broken' system.

New Program Aims to Address Older Adults’ Mental Health

Researchers say many seniors struggle with depression, other mental health disorders, but that poor mental health need not be the norm.

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