The pregnant widow of one of the firefighters killed while fighting a wildfire near Yarnell is asking Gov. Jan Brewer to call a special session of the Legislature to address benefits for the men's families.Read More »
Arizona wasn’t asking for much in disaster relief funds to aid in the recovery from the Yarnell Hill Fire, but the denial struck deep.Read More »
New senator has lived in many homes far from his district
By all accounts, new state Sen. Carlyle Begay is highly qualified for public office.
He has impressed lawmakers, county and city officials and even the Governor’s Office with his credentials as a student of public health. And he boasts extensive work with American Indian communities as the vice president of business development at the American Indian Health Management and Policy group in Phoenix, where he has worked since 2006.
Gov. Jan Brewer is back on the fundraising trail for out-of-state Republicans, reprising the role of national GOP star she’s held since vaulting to prominence in 2010.Read More »
Four Arizona groups that work to promote health care are being awarded more than $2.1 million to help people buy health insurance in new federally run marketplaces that are set to open in October.Read More »
Location matters when it comes to the chances that a child born into poverty in Arizona will move up the economic ladder during his lifetime, a recent study shows.Read More »
The water district that supplies much of the Phoenix area's water supply says snowmelt produced enough runoff to refill Salt and Verde river reservoirs to near the levels before the year's period of heaviest use.Read More »
Key Arizona legislators are asking President Barack Obama to reconsider his administration's denial of the state's request for federal disaster relief for Yarnell for the Yavapai County community's wildfire damage.Read More »
If conservative activists manage to refer Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicaid expansion plan to the ballot, their chances of getting voters to overturn it are grim, according to a new poll by the pro-expansion Restoring Arizona organization.Read More »
More than 93 percent of Hispanic immigrants who are in this country illegally say they want to apply for citizenship, but fewer than half of whose who can apply do so, according to research by the Pew Hispanic Center.Read More »