Gov. Jan Brewer used her State of the State address Monday to announce she was abolishing Child Protection Services and creating a new, stand-alone cabinet agency to oversee child welfare. More>>
The new agency the governor created to protect Arizona's most vulnerable children is still under the umbrella of the state's Department of Economic Security.
A new poll out reports a majority of Arizona voters are in support of Gov. Jan Brewer's CPS reform and narrowly opposes legalizing medical marijuana. More>>
An independent team named by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer to review the state's child welfare agency is set to deliver its report to the governor.
The head of a newly-appointed team tasked with investigating 6,600 of ignored child abuse and neglect cases says they've now assigned all of those cases to investigators. More>>
Both state senators and representatives were busy debating and moving 66 bills Thursday about issues ranging from flood control districts to scrap metal sellers to surprise inspections at abortion clinics. More>>
The Arizona Senate has passed a bill requiring an outside review of the state's child welfare agency. More>>
The Arizona Legislature has quickly approved a special $6.8 million appropriation that will let the state's child welfare agency to hire 192 new workers right away. More>>
The Arizona Legislature has taken the first step needed to give Gov. Jan Brewer more than $6.8 million to allow the state's child welfare agency to hire 192 new workers right away. More>>
Nearly 400 children have been removed from Arizona homes identified through thousands of child abuse and neglect reports that the state's child welfare agency failed to investigate in recent years. More>>