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 »
Yearly Archives: 2013
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 »
State Rep. Albert Hale, who sought an appointment to a vacant state Senate seat, is challenging the Apache County Board of Supervisors’ decision to send a nominee who lives in Gilbert to the Capitol.Read More »
Opponents of a law that dramatically raises Arizona’s campaign contribution limits filed suit in Maricopa County Superior Court after the Arizona Supreme Court declined to take the case.Read More »
Clarence Carter, executive director of the Department of Economic Security in Arizona, spoke in Washington today, hoping to improve the safety net system for low income families.Read More »
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled today that given the obstacles encountered by medical marijuana dispensaries since 98 licenses were awarded in August 2013, the requirement to open within one year is unreasonable and must be revamped.Read More »
Following the guidance of a U.S. Supreme Court justice, Attorney General Tom Horne has threatened to sue an effectively non-existent federal commission if it doesn’t put Arizona’s requirement of proof-of-citizenship on federal voter registration forms.
Horne is giving the U.S. Election Assistance Commission until Aug. 19 to act, stating in a July 26 letter to the commission’s acting executive director, Alice Miller, that Louisiana recently got approval to put requirements specific to the state on the federal forms.
President Barack Obama has chosen Arizona for the next stop on his middle-class speech tour.Read More »
Organizers of a grassroots conservative effort to refer Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicaid expansion plan to the ballot are keeping quiet about their progress as they prepare for the final month of their signature-gathering efforts.Read More »