The Arizona Department of Economic Security said it will not repay the funds, part of a $27 million federal grant, over what it called an "unintentional misunderstanding" that violated process. Arizona was among five states audited, four of which have refused repayment. Read more»
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CPS is an incredibly powerful but notoriously secretive, unresponsive, and opaque bureaucracy. Of course it's broken. For governmental agencies, functionality rises in direct proportion to transparency. And secrecy multiplied by public and journalistic complacency equals tyranny. The equation really is that simple. Read more»
The director of Arizona’s Department of Economic Security told a House subcommittee Wednesday that money’s not the problem when it comes to the welfare system – the system is. Read more»