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CPS Reform Work Begins at AZ Capitol

Lawmakers are meeting with staff to draft legislation to create a new child welfare agency.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, May 2, 2014

One-on-one with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Fred DuVal; roundtable discusses DREAMers; Barber v. McSally Race, other topics.

AZ Week: 'El Chapo Will Never Be Extradited to US'

After an extensive manhunt one of most wanted drug lords Joaquin 'Chapo' Guzman was captured in Feb.; many argue Mexico will never hand him over to US trial system.

AZ Can Sue Maricopa CC District Over In-state Tuition for DREAMers

Judge rules state is allowed to take action against the community college district; says Atty. Gen. Tom Horne responded properly.

Obama Gets Involved with PHX VA Negligence Allegations

President says the U.S. will get to the bottom of whether veterans were denied help they needed, causing the death of up to 40.

County Officials Seek Bond to Revitalize Agua Caliente Park

Water levels at record lows due to prolonged drought; if it gets green light, voters will see proposal on 2015 ballot.

AZ Week: 'Campaigns Could Be Playground for Billionaires'

SCOTUS recently ruled there should be no limits in campaign financial contributions; ASU political science professor says this could change political landscape in an unbalanced way.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, April 25, 2014

One-on-one with U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick about her congressional race; an analysis of what elections for CD 1 could look like.

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.

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.

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.

Supreme Court Won't Hear Appeal of SB 1070 Harboring Ban Block

The justices declined to review ruling that barred police from arresting people for sheltering immigrants living in U.S. undocumented.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, April 18, 2014

Bill to expand 'empowerment scholarships" dies in Arizona House; fundraising totals for congressional races; campaigns' "dark money."

Murders in Mexico Appear to Drop By 15% Last Year, Analysis Says

Authorities would like to take credit but report's author says that is 'debatable;' certain cartels have established monopolies so no need to fight anyone, he argues.

Davis-Monthan Opens Gates for Special Air Show

Make-a Wish Arizona families, wounded warriors and World War II veterans were given a sneak peak of the show, presented by the Air Force's Thunderbirds.

UPDATED: Not Enough Evidence Against Horne, Judge Rules

Monday decision says Atty. Gen. Tom Horne did not break the campaign finance law; judge says prosecutors did not prove case.

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