Little progress has been made on Gov. Jan Brewer’s agenda for the legislative session, and she’s sending a clear signal that she wants to see some movement on her priorities before she deals with theirs. But the Ninth Floor says Brewer isn’t threatening to dust off the veto stamp.Read More »
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The recall effort against Maricopa County Attorney Joe Arpaio decided over the weekend to stop using paid signature gatherers due to a lack of funds, an ominous sign for a campaign that faces an uphill battle in collecting hundreds of thousands of signatures.Read More »
The biggest name in Democratic politics in Arizona won’t jump into the fray for the 2014 governor’s race. Former Surgeon General Richard Carmona told KPNX-TV (Channel 12) reporter Brahm Resnik in a Sunday interview that he won’t seek the Democratic nomination for governor.Read More »
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Those three words essentially sum up Gov. Jan Brewer’s core argument in favor of expanding the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, the state’s Medicaid program. She repeats them at every press event, every interview and every plea for support.
The Legislature’s first public hearing on Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicaid expansion plan is moving from the friendly confines of Rep. Heather Carter’s House Health Committee to more hostile territory.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer unveiled the details of her Medicaid expansion plan this afternoon, beginning in earnest the effort to push the controversial proposal through the Legislature.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicaid expansion plan has no shortage of critics, but for those opponents, the Ninth Floor wants to know the answer to one question — what’s the alternative?Read More »
When Gov. Jan Brewer announced her plan to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, one of the few hospitals in Arizona to object was the Mayo Clinic.Read More »
A coalition of business groups headed by the Arizona Chamber of Commerce is airing television ads to support Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicaid expansion plan.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer sees a far more sinister motive than pending budget cuts in federal officials’ decision to release hundreds of illegal immigrations who are facing deportation.Read More »