Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed a bill to change Arizona's four public employee retirement systems.Read More »
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The Senate beat the sine die clock on Monday to pass legislation that contains major changes to the state’s pension systems.
The measure, which backers said would head off a collapse of the public pension programs, advanced on a party-line vote, 21-9.
Call it the ultimate going-home bill: House Speaker Kirk Adams is making an eleventh-hour push to win support for a series of reforms to the state pension programs before the legislative session ends.Read More »
U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl, a Republican who has represented Arizona in either the U.S. House or U.S. Senate since 1987, this morning announced he will not seek re-election to a fourth term and will retire when his current term ends in 2012.Read More »
A bill introduced by a top Arizona legislative leader would make sweeping changes to the state's public employee retirement systems, mostly affecting new hires but also current employees to some degree.Read More »
A recently retired Arizona Department of Public Safety commander is returning to the agency to serve as its second-in-command.Read More »
TUCSON - Tucson expects to see almost 300 members of its city work force retire by the end of 2011.Read More »
Few sights say more about the end of a political career than a politician vacating his office. On Dec. 8, one of Arizona's longest-serving lawmakers packed his belongings in cardboard boxes, descended the stairs of the Senate and loaded them onto his car. But Senate President Bob Burns' departure reveals something more.Read More »
The federal health care plan narrows the Medicare Part D prescription drug-coverage gap, known as the doughnut hole, by providing a rebate of as much as $250 to insured members who are not eligible for the Low Income Subsidy.Read More »
ASRS official says state health care insurance ‘one step ahead’ of feds in many areasRead More »