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Reader statements on immigrant criminals, DES response, 'Islamophobes' cartoon, rainbow flag.

February 09, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…

Bill would create unpaid training for Arizona's jobless

A bill that would create a new kind of job-training program to help the unemployed get back to work faster is advancing in the Arizona Senate.

March 02, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Director: Regular DES reports showed cases not investigated

PHOENIX — The embattled director of the Department of Economic Security said Tuesday that his agency has been telling the governor, lawmakers and everyone else for years that some complaints of child abuse were not being investigated.

December 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Brewer: Panel to review reports to CPS that were not investigated

Brewer: Panel to review reports to CPS that were not investigated

PHOENIX — Saying Child Protective Services has been "hiding or not disclosing'' information, Gov. Jan Brewer named a special panel of current and former legislators and outsiders today to  take a closer look at the agency.

December 02, 2013 12:44 pmLoading…

Brewer rejects call for special session over ignored child abuse complaints

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer on Friday rejected calls by some Democrats for a special legislative session to give more cash to the beleaguered Child Protective Services.

November 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

CPS ignored 6,000 child abuse reports, leaving kids at risk

PHOENIX — Almost one of every 12 child-abuse complaints reported to CPS since January was not investigated.

November 22, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

DES shuts off phone reporting system

If you have to verify you're looking for work to keep your unemployment checks coming, forget about phoning it in.

August 11, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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