PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer asked lawmakers Thursday to immediately approve nearly $60 million to create a new child welfare agency and revamp how Arizona handles abuse and neglect complaints.
PHOENIX — Calling the spending unnecessary, Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a measure Wednesday to hire an outside expert to study the state's child welfare agency.
After a 17-year partnership, El Tour de Tucson is dropping local charity Tu Nidito Children and Family Services as its primary beneficiary.
The mother of a Tucson toddler whose skeletal remains were discovered Tuesday was not supposed to have contact with the child, state child-welfare records released Friday show.
Eighth-grader Christian Baldonado, who plays violin, cello and guitar, hopes to one day change the world through the arts.
The number of children in foster care has increased by 33 percent in Pima County in the last year, leaving a "woefully and sadly inadequate" network to take care of them.