Recent Articles from Katie Campbell
I was a social worker and I was working with people who didn’t know how to stick up for themselves. And I realized that people need champions.
As a renewed effort to legalize marijuana for recreational use in Arizona ramps up, substantial issues identified by state auditors still hover over the existing Medical Marijuana Program and solutions aren’t quite as clear as some might suggest.
Days after an unflattering performance audit found the state Department of Health Services had misallocated money from the Medical Marijuana Fund, the agency’s director said she will ensure requests for those dollars will face more scrutiny.
The state Department of Health Services has misallocated nearly $1 million meant to operate the Medical Marijuana Program that serves nearly 200,000 patients, according to a state audit.
Even after a taxing 134-day session, House Speaker Rusty Bowers remains patently himself when he sits down with the Arizona Capitol Times – reflective, resolute and ready with a story, which this time was about the day his brother shot himself in the foot.
The state House of Representatives is notoriously cantankerous, but this legislative session was more confrontational than anyone remembers. Some felt it more than others, but the consensus is the 2019 legislative session was different.
What’s in a name? If you sit on the State Board on Geographic and Historic Names, a lot of research, socio-geographical considerations and, now and then, a bit of drama – one might even say a bit of Shakespearean drama.