Ninth Floor staff and First Things First are quietly kicking around ideas for how the agency can help alleviate the budget crunch. The options, however, appear limited.Read More »
To balance the budget, lawmakers must cut spending, find more money or do some combination of the two.Read More »
GOP leaders are eyeing a resolution in the upcoming session that would allow voters to reconsider AHCCCS eligibility requirements, in an attempt to roll back the standard set by Prop 204 without running afoul of the voter protections afforded by Prop 105.Read More »
The ramifications of state budget cuts to AHCCCS have come home to roost, as evidenced by the story in this morning's New York Times about what it called "death by budget cut."Read More »
As targets for Internet thieves go, few loom as large and tempting than an entire state government.
Within its files and servers are millions of pieces of valuable information that would make a hacker drool: Social Security numbers, tax-liability records, legal information kept under court seal, and much more.
The Schnepf name is practically synonymous with the Southeast Valley, and commissioners yesterday bent over backwards to ensure he is interviewed for a spot on the Independent Redistricting Commission.Read More »
Several sources with knowledge of the situation confirmed that ADEQ Director Ben Grumbles will leave sometime after the election.Read More »
A state agency that in the minds of some elected and private sector officials was a comfortable place for political appointees to perform is on the way out.Read More »
After the first 87 days of the 2010 legislative session, 61 bills had made it to the governor’s desk for a final up-or-down decision. So far, she has signed 22 of them into law and vetoed one.Read More »