There will be no showdown between Brewer and GOP lawmakers over an insurance exchange, but many railbirds still expect Brewer to push for the restoration of AHCCCS coverage for childless adults.Read More »
Monthly Archives: December 2012
When Stefanie Mach takes the oath of office as an Arizona state legislator in January, she will have taken another step on a journey of over 6,000 days filled with a lifetime of challenges.Read More »
Over the past two years or so, politicians in Washington have focused on what went wrong in the botched gun smuggling investigation known as Operation Fast and Furious and how those failures contributed to the fatal shooting of a U.S. Border Patrol agent.Read More »
The adult son of an Arizona lawmaker from Kingman has pleaded guilty to drug charge.Read More »
Voters responded with a resounding ‘no’ on Proposition 121, also known as the “top two” primary system, which would have created one primary for all candidates.Read More »
A surge in the number of dependency cases is overwhelming juvenile courts around the state, straining the foster-care system and prompting agencies in the child-welfare system to ask for millions more dollars for the next fiscal year.Read More »
Arizona is taking the first steps to explore a future where energy flows across the state’s southern border and creates a more integrated power grid that bolsters energy markets, strengthens the border region’s energy industry and responds to the abundant solar energy resources of the Southwest.Read More »
For every election winner, there is at least one loser — but that doesn’t mean their political life is over.Read More »
The last of several lawsuits spawned by sweeps of dozens of specialized funds to balance the budget in 2009 was resolved with a Court of Appeals decision on Nov. 23 allowing the Legislature to raid workers’ compensation funds.Read More »
In a more prosperous time, the Cottonwood-Oak Creek School District in northern Arizona received a grant to buy computers.
Many of those technological wonders are still serviceable, but that’s precisely the problem. David Snyder, the district’s director of business services, said the computers are old — about seven to nine years old.