Some Child Protective Services workers believed to have been involved in preventing thousands of abuse reports from being investigated also took part in a new quality assurance review of the cases in recent weeks.Read More »
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The head of Progressive Insurance who died last Saturday was a major reason why Arizona now has a medical marijuana law.Read More »
WASHINGTON – The National Park Service is not interested in coming up with plans to let states pay to keep parks open should another government shutdown occur, a service official testified Thursday to a House subcommittee.Read More »
Arizona is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to revive a state law that disqualifies abortion providers from receiving funding for other medical services they provide.Read More »
Universities’ request for research money could split GOP lawmakers
The state universities’ $1 billion request to upgrade research labs promises to bring fireworks to the Legislature and possibly a split among GOP lawmakers while wounds from last session’s Medicaid expansion are still fresh.
Arizona’s four-year public universities had the nation’s largest in-state tuition and fees increase over the past five years, according the nonprofit organization that oversees the SAT.Read More »
The federal government shutdown last month could shave 0.3 percent off the expected growth of Arizona’s gross state product in the fourth quarter of this year, according to a recent report.Read More »
Huge Arizona legislative districts spur debate about costs, meeting constituents’ needs
As lawmakers and hopeful candidates embark on their 2014 campaigns, many would probably be surprised to learn that they are running for some of the most populous legislative districts in the United States.
A legislative committee charged with studying the amount of government-owned and privately held land in Arizona is close to having enough data to issue a report, but has no money to fund the effort.Read More »
Tucked inside the bill that reopened the federal government late Wednesday night was language guaranteeing that border-security measures, specifically radar surveillance blimps, would continue to be funded into 2014.Read More »