Lawmaker: Better screening for veterans would save AHCCCS millions
Changing procedures to identify military veterans eligible for federal medical benefits would save Arizona’s Medicaid system millions of dollars, a state lawmaker said.
Reports: Giffords can converse, mouth simple songs
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords can walk while holding onto a cart, mouth the lyrics to easy songs and have simple conversations, according to family, staff and her doctors.
Mark Kelly said in an interview broadcast Feb. 14 on NBC that he can ask his wife questions and she can respond.
State to defend benefit cuts to gay partners
State attorneys return to federal court today to defend the Legislature’s decision to deny health benefits to gay partners of state employees.
Communities, state face tight budgets as they prepare for centennial
It’s closing in on 100 years since veterinarian A.J. Chandler sold plots of his 18,000-acre ranch to establish the city. That was three months after Arizona became a state on Feb. 14, 1912.
City leaders are organizing to commemorate both centennials next year. But given the poor economy and tight budget, it’s going to require scaling back some and seeking private donations, said Jean Reynolds, Chandler’s public history coordinator.
Brewer unveils jobs bill, calls special session
Calling it the most important legislation Arizona has taken up in generations, Gov. Jan Brewer on Monday unveiled the details of the long-awaited Arizona Competitiveness Package, a raft of tax cuts and incentives that she said will boost job growth and make Arizona a haven for businesses.
Birthright bills bring out the best in debate
Those who watched the public hearing on the birthright bills in the Judiciary Committee on Feb. 7 were treated to a brilliant exposition of the 14th Amendment, its meaning and its history.
The Lore of Charleston
On an outing from Fort Huachuca, this trio of unidentified soldiers hiked through a dense mesquite bosque to a clearing overlooking the San Pedro River near the crumbling remains of Charleston.
Casino survives, but opposition group’s clout undiminished
On the surface, the outcome of the Legislature’s voting looked like a defeat for the Center for Arizona Policy, a faith-based advocacy lobby that has been winning at the state Capitol for most of the last decade.
Center’s priority: protecting those who practice religion
Judicial-reform proposals are just two items on the Center for Arizona Policy’s 16-part agenda for 2011.
Policy center’s quandary: How to give voters scoop on judges
Uncomfortable with the sources of information voters have before judicial-retention elections, the Center for Arizona Policy is seeking more revealing electronic scorekeeping on judges’ rulings.
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