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A lawyer walks into a Bar… (access required)

Alan Bayham gets paid to argue, so it’s no surprise that he speaks passionately and convincingly about his goals as the incoming president of the State Bar of Arizona — just don’t mention that other staple of the legal profession, lawyer jokes.

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A ‘necessary evil’ (access required)

A combination of fear and the state’s dire financial straits has pushed long-battling parties in a Maricopa County lawsuit into a tenuous agreement allowing the state to drastically reduce funding for mental health services and eliminate the office that ensures the lawsuit provisions are met.

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Dodging the dreaded ‘doughnut hole’ (access required)

The federal health care plan narrows the Medicare Part D prescription drug-coverage gap, known as the doughnut hole, by providing a rebate of as much as $250 to insured members who are not eligible for the Low Income Subsidy.

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Federal law requires few changes in state plan (access required)

Pat Klein, assistant director for external affairs for the Arizona State Retirement System, focuses primarily on the immediate effects on retirees when explaining the differences and similarities of the health care plans for state retirees and the federal health care law.

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Is privatization the answer? (access required)

While the governor proposed eliminating the Department of Juvenile Corrections as a way to save money, one private company has said it could operate the program for slightly more than half of the agency’s fiscal 2009 budget.

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