A Maricopa County analysis found that provisional ballots cast in the general election had more do with the number of people on a precinct’s permanent early voting list than any other factor, officials say.Read More »
Monthly Archives: December 2012
For the second time in less than two weeks, a Tucson-based conversation group has sued the federal government over its handling of the Mexican gray wolf.Read More »
Salmon’s return to Congress and Tom Farley’s departure from the Arizona Assn of Realtors triggered the birth of a new lobbying firm.Read More »
A coalition of 238 groups urged President Barack Obama on Monday to nominate Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Tucson, for the position of Interior Secretary should the job become open.Read More »
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services dashed Arizona’s hopes that it may be eligible for increased Medicaid funding even if it doesn’t fully expand coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Monday informed states they will not get enhanced funding for partial Medicaid expansion. States that expand coverage to include people earning up to 133 percent of the federal poverty limit – which totals about $14,856 for an individual – will get a substantial increase in federal matching funds.
According to a report by Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business, 1,021 new single-family homes were sold in the Phoenix area during October, an 85 percent increase from the same month last year.Read More »
The Arizona Board of Regents approved a three-year contract worth more than $1 million for new board President Eileen Klein.Read More »
The store pictured here was constructed at Morenci in 1901 by the Detroit Copper Company and known as the DC Store. Its rear wall and basement were fashioned from limestone and the balance of the structure was built with red granite quarried from nearby Morenci Canyon.Read More »
Arizona Republican Party Chairman Tom Morrissey wants U.S. House Speaker John Boehner to reinstate Congressman David Schweikert to a prominent committee posting after the second-term Republican was ousted following the election.Read More »
On Tuesday, Morrissey used the bully pulpit afforded to state party chairs to defend Schweikert after the congressman was removed from the prized Financial Services Committee amid allegations that the move was retribution for his being “too conservative” for US House GOP leadership.Read More »