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Ducey names Tobin as Department of Insurance director (access required)

Arizona House Speaker Andy Tobin (Photo by Evan Wyloge/Arizona Capitol Times)

Gov. Doug Ducey named former House Speaker Andy Tobin as the next director of the Arizona Department of Insurance. The longtime insurance company owner has served since January as the director of the Arizona Department of Weights and Measures. He helped shepherd through a Ducey-proposed bill to abolish the agency and shift its various duties to other departments. The Department of Weights and Measures is scheduled to phase out next year.

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Arizona eyes new role on health insurance reviews

Arizona is one of more than two dozen states challenging the federal health care overhaul, but Republican Gov. Jan Brewer's administration is moving to implement part of the contested law by reviewing health insurance rates to see if they should be labeled unjustifiably high.

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