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Proposal to Ban Traffic Cameras Gets New Try in Tucson

Former legislator Kromko says his 'Traffic Justice' group has gathered nearly 3,700 signatures, needs 12,700.

CPS Caseload Referrals Approach Halfway Mark

3,100 of 6,500 uninvestigated reports of child abuse, neglect now assigned to agency for followup work.

NPR: Half-Million Eligible for Deferred Deportation Yet to Apply

Numbers have slowed to trickle after hundreds of thousands applied in early months of program.

State Court OKs Higher Campaign Donation Limits

Rejects Clean Elections Commission arguments that Legislature-passed increase violates Voter Protection Act.

Health Insurance Enrollment Deadline Nears For Some

Those covered by some government-funded programs will need to enroll in new insurance.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, December 20, 2013

Immigration reform update; Brewer's Medicaid expansion; a look back at Obamacare rollout; Arizona election law changes.

Forecast: Tucson Recession Jobs Lost Recovered by 2016

City added 6,000 jobs in past year in what economists point to as sign of improvement, with pace to continue.

Proof of Citizenship Suit Sent Back to Fed Elections Officials

Federal judge leaves KS, AZ request for voter registration modifications in the hands of Election Assistance Commission.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, December 13, 2013

AZ Legislature gets back to work this week, what can we expect?; gas tax hike to pay for road construction.

AZ's Only Governor of Mexican Descent Receives Award

The Consular Corps of Arizona gives Raul H. Castro the Global Diplomat Award; "I feel honored," he says.

Tucson Has Spent 8% of Road Repair Funds, Official Says

Halfway through the fiscal year, the city has spent about $1.5M of the $20M voters authorized for fixing streets this year.

Barber Applauds Mental Health Funding Expansion

Vice President Biden announced Tuesday an additional $100M for services, facilities; AZ Democrat advocate of mental health awareness to prevent gun violence.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, December 6, 2013

Discussion of 6,000 child abuse reports un-investigated, other crisis in state's CPS; challenges for Tucson's City Council, TUSD.

City Budget Shortfall in July 2014 Could Be $15M

Expenses, such as streetcar operations, pension costs, expected to exceed revenues, precise calculations not yet available.

Child Advocacy Group: Abuse Prevention Would Help CPS

Budget cuts to children, family services has fueled huge influx of kids to agency's system, Children Action Alliance director says.

Tucson Council Winners Sworn In, Face Immediate Budget Challenges

Three incumbents start new four-year term today, all say long-term budget fixes are priority.

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