Arizona is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn lower courts' rulings that the state cannot take away state workers' same-sex domestic partner benefits.Read More »
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A ballot initiative to increase the state’s sales tax to fund education and construction jobs took two blows today when Gov. Jan Brewer and one of the state’s largest business groups came out against the measure.Read More »
By upholding the federal health care law, the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for states to establish their own health insurance exchanges — web portals where individuals and small businesses can purchase health plans.Read More »
If the feds can’t force Arizona to move forward with the massive Medicaid expansion, it’s a near certainty the Republican-led Legislature won’t do it for them. Though the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the core of President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act, it ruled that the federal government couldn’t force states to expand health care for the poor by threatening to take away other Medicaid funding.Read More »
The treasurer of Gov. Jan Brewer's political-action committee is on probation with a board that licenses accountants and had his registration as a securities salesman revoked in 2009.Read More »
At first glance, a newcomer to Twitter may think many politicians have lost their minds.
Their tweets can be outlandish, contain poor grammar and are often filled with ridiculous positions on policy issues.
But it’s all by design. And it’s often not actually the real politician doing the tweeting.
Gov. Jan Brewer has issued an executive order continuing her regulatory review and moratorium for state agencies. The current rulemaking review and moratorium is set to expire on Saturday, which is the end of the fiscal year.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer declared victory today following the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on SB1070, despite the high court’s decision to scrap three key provisions of the law.Read More »
This week's most outstanding quips, gibes and utterances.Read More »
More than a month after it called off a planned announcement on its next CEO, the Arizona Commerce Authority is staying tight-lipped about how it will choose the successor to Don Cardon when he leaves the economic development agency at the end of the month.Read More »