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AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, March 14, 2014

Brewer announces she won't seek another term; Arizona Legislature update; water issues in Santa Cruz Valley.

AZ Week: El Rio Feels Effects of Medicaid Expansion

Since law was established, the community health center has helped patients apply for and enroll in affordable care.

AZ Week: Forced to Cut $5M, Sunnyside Makes Changes

After a failed budget override last Nov. school district has cut dozens of jobs including in its art, music programs; came up with plan to still offer these courses to its students.

Rape Among Risks for Migrant Women Crossing US-MX Border

Pharmacist in Altar, Sonora says women often come in asking what to do to prevent pregnancy in case they are victims.

Immigration Officials Train Law Enforcement on Special Visas

Representatives from US Citizenship & Immigration Services held training in Tucson regarding helping crime victims apply for such documentation.

Tucson Involved in Efforts to Improve Civility in Politics

Organizations, academics, former members of Congress say government not productive when partisan divides persist.

Brewer Won't Seek Third Term, 'Time to Pass Torch of Leadership'

'Serving as governor of Arizona has been the privilege and pleasure of my life,' says Gov. Jan Brewer during PHX speech Weds. morning.

Flake, McCain Want AZ Repaid for Keeping Canyon Open

State spent $465,000 to run AZ's biggest tourist draw while federal government was shut down in October.

Service Variety Needed for Better CPS System, Child Advocates Say

Representatives of several advocacy organizations met in Phoenix Friday to discuss Gov. Brewer's updates on Arizona's child welfare.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, March 7, 2014

A look into governor's race polls; attorney general race; survey numbers showed U.S. Sen. McCain least popular in America.

Raytheon Receives $350M Pentagon Contract

U.S. Dept. of Defense orders company's newest model of its SM-3 missile; orders 44 items total, including missile, accompanying materials.

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.

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