During the past decade, guided by Arizona’s Bioscience Roadmap, Arizona has achieved great success in advancing its stake in the biosciences, which is one of the fastest growing sectors of the economy.Read More »
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Gov. Jan Brewer asked the Arizona Board of Regents to support her controversial AHCCCS expansion plan, arguing that it would free up general fund money for higher education.
The regents, the majority of whom are Brewer appointees, quickly granted her request, passing a resolution in support of both her overall budget plan and her proposal to increase Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
Moving Arizona’s presidential preference election earlier in the primary cycle would give the state a greater say in national politics, a state representative contends.Read More »
Two ousted members of the Maricopa Integrated Health System board of directors say they lost their seats in November after the head of a nonprofit that assists it and another former member targeted them for their opposition to a nearly billion-dollar bond issue for a new hospital.Read More »
Requests to allow medical marijuana use in Arizona for additional medical conditions could be doomed by University of Arizona researchers' reports that they found little or no scientific evidence to support the proposals.Read More »
TUCSON — The University of Arizona plans to mark its new president's first day on the Tucson campus since being appointed to the post.
Ann Weaver Hart will be welcomed on Monday by faculty and student leaders and a university band.
Political newcomer Nomiki Konst has dropped out of the race for a full term representing former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' southern Arizona congressional district.Read More »
Arizona's college students will get to voice any concerns they have over upcoming tuition changes. Students can attend hearings at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the state's three public universities and their satellite campuses in the Phoenix area, Tucson, Flagstaff, Yuma and Sierra Vista.Read More »
TUCSON - The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is scheduled to hold a special sitting next week at the University of Arizona's law school in Tucson.Read More »
Arizona lawmakers are considering legislation to ensure the state is spending the same amount of money per student at each of its three public universities.Read More »