Arizona Legislature

Charlie Leight/The Republic

State senators voted Wednesday to create and fund a new Department of Child Safety. But, Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports there was some debate about the details.

Lawmakers Continue to Debate CPS Overhaul

May 28, 2014
Cheryl Evans/The Republic

State lawmakers spent the day today picking apart the plan to create and fund a new Department of Child Safety. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

Legislature Debates CPS Funding in Special Session

May 27, 2014
eastvalleytribune.com

Lawmakers began a special session this afternoon focused on child welfare. But, as Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports, those who want to do more now to prevent abuse and neglect in the first place are going to have to wait.

State Lawmakers To Consider Child Welfare Overhaul

May 27, 2014
Ross D. Franklin/AP

State lawmakers return to the Capitol today to consider the plan by Gov. Jan Brewer for a new child welfare agency. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

Gov. Brewer Vetoes Child Welfare Study Bill

May 1, 2014
Ross D. Franklin/AP

Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed legislation Wednesday to have a quarter-million-dollar outside study of the state’s child welfare agency. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

azcapitoltimes.com

The state Legislature asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to give its members back the right to draw the lines for the state’s nine congressional districts. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

azfamily.com

An assistant attorney general told a judge today that Gov. Jan Brewer is entitled to go to court to enforce pretty much any state law she wants, even those that don’t involve state government. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

Governor Vetoes Death Penalty, Gun and Rideshare Bills

Apr 25, 2014
CBS 5 News

Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed legislation Thursday that would have allowed more criminals to be executed. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

State Legislature Wraps Session with Unbalanced Budget

Apr 25, 2014
azcapitoltimes.com

State lawmakers approved an unbalanced budget in the just-completed session. But, Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports that did not stop them from cutting taxes, again.

kpho.com

State lawmakers wrapped up their 2014 session shortly before 2 a.m. Thursday morning. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports on some of the last-minute activity.

Pages