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Former Gov. Rose Mofford (left) speaks at a panel discussion featuring Arizona’s women governors. Gov. Jan Brewer listens.

Gov. Jan Brewer said it wasn't easy being one of the few women in a state Legislature dominated by men back in the early 1980s. "We women had to strive a little bit harder and be a little bit smarter and work at it on a daily basis," she said at an event featuring three women who served as Arizona governor. Read more»

Students at Challenger Middle School play 'capture the protein,' a nutritional version of capture the flag.

Capture the protein, Challenger Middle School gym teacher Judy Gonzalez’s spin on the playground standard capture the flag, teaches kids about the importance of controlling portions and burning calories. Read more»

Restoring hospice care to Medicaid-covered services in Arizona would provide better and more cost-effective care for dying patients, a Tucson lawmaker said. Read more»

Amira Birger, who was trafficked as a child, said at the conference that in her experience, younger girls were always chosen first in line-ups.

Arizona should have a zero tolerance policy for men who engage in sexual intercourse with underage prostitutes, a former congresswoman said Tuesday. Read more»

John Baba describes what happened when his son was beaten by bully at school. He spoke in support of a bill by Rep. Kimberly Yee, R-Phoenix, that would require schools to develop procedures for addressing bullying and that would punish school employees who fail to file reports about incidents of bullying.

An Arizona House bill calls for disciplinary action against school employees, from administrators to teachers to janitors, who fail to file detailed reports about bullying. (with video) Read more»

Changing procedures to identify military veterans eligible for federal medical benefits would save Arizona's Medicaid system millions of dollars, a state lawmaker said. (with video) Read more»

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Phoenix, authored SB 1283.

Members of the armed services should be able to serve overseas without fearing that courts will change their child custody agreements while they're away, a state lawmaker said. Read more»

Requiring continuing education for nurses would improve patient safety in Arizona, a Tucson lawmaker said. Read more»