Believe it or not, a national group that promotes the welfare of children believes Arizona's not the greatest place for kids.Arizona ranks 46th out of the 50 states in child well-being, according to Kids Count, a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation.That ranking's based on a few groups of indica ... More >>
Above is what is known in the journalism biz as a "standing headline," as in we could file it away for a year and then pull it back up with nary a change. What is it about Arizona and children? Doesn't seem to matter who's in charge--Republicans (personified by th ... More >>
Governor Napolitano made CPS reform a top priority. But it's been a tough four years
Arizona's child welfare system is perpetually in disarray. Now, Governor Janet Napolitano wants to save the children. But can anyone sort out this political and financial mess?
State agencies are reeling in the after-Fife, the ballyhooed state-budget surplus is all but spent, and the government bureaucracy is bigger than ever. Now it's up to Jane Dee Hull to make it all make sense.