I recently had the “privilege” of reading a U.S. Department of Labor employee benefit audit letter addressed to a business with fewer than 50 employees.Read More »
Monthly Archives: August 2013
State climatologist takes conciliatory stance on global warming
At a rally to raise awareness of climate change, Nancy Selover demonstrated the delicate balance she has to strike as both a political appointee and a scientist.
Behavioral health providers in Maricopa County are crying foul over Magellan Health Services’ attempt to recoup money from a fiscal year that ended more than 12 months ago, and the Arizona Department of Health Services has stepped in to put at least a temporary halt to the effort.Read More »
At a recent Phoenix City Council District 8 candidate forum in a central Phoenix church, the pews were nearly filled with roughly 80 political junkies getting their fix.Read More »
More Arizona families face lengthy dependency hearings
Peoria police may not have had enough evidence to support charging Sen. Rick Murphy with molesting two boys in his care, but Child Protective Services believes the latest investigation of the Peoria Republican for sexual abuse allegations is reason enough to take away not just his foster children, but his four adoptive daughters.
Arizona Public Service is temporarily halting plans for more than $550 million in investments to secure its power supply after energy regulators opened up the possibility of competition in electric service.Read More »
The Corp Comm’s decision to open up a discussion about the feasibility of deregulating Arizona’s electric service led APS, which co-owns and operates the Four Corners Power Plant, to temporarily halt pursuing its investment plans for the coal-fired generating station.Read More »
The House on Wednesday gave final approval to a bill that would retroactively lower interest rates on federal student loans, which doubled from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent after Congress failed to act before July 1.Read More »
A new Arizona court decision says lawsuits filed under a state law to protect vulnerable or incapacitated adults from neglect, abuse and exploitation can be filed against hospitals.Read More »
A federal judge has dismissed a student advocacy group's lawsuit against the state university system.Read More »