A plan for the federal government and several Arizona hospitals to jointly fund the state’s decimated KidsCare program has come to fruition, and enrollment for the public health insurance program is now open for nearly 22,000 children.Read More »
About 60 Democratic members of Congress have filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the U.S. Supreme Court expressing their opposition to Arizona's 2010 immigration enforcement law.Read More »
President Barack Obama called on Washington to work together in his State of the Union address Tuesday night and lawmakers crossed the aisle to sit with each other in a show of bipartisanship.
But reaction to the speech from Arizona’s congressional still split mostly along party lines.
Hispanic politicos today lobbied the IRC with a simple goal in mind: keep CDs 4 and 7 in the hands of Arizona’s substantial Hispanic population – and Pastor and Grijalva.Read More »
WASHINGTON – All five Republican members of Arizona’s House delegation have signed on to the Cut, Cap and Balance Act of 2011, a plan to deal with the nation’s debt limit that is expected to come up for a vote Tuesday.Read More »
A proposal to reverse a federal ban on new mining claims near the Grand Canyon survived a committee vote Tuesday and could go to the full House as early as next week.Read More »
If New York Rep. Anthony Weiner’s Twitter–induced scandal and resignation gave members of Arizona’s congressional delegation pause about their own social media activity, they’re not showing it.Read More »
U.S. Reps. Raul Grijalva and Ed Pastor have gone on the offensive against Gov. Jan Brewer's plans to freeze Medicaid enrollment.Read More »
The U.S. House of Representatives on March 21 voted 219 to 212 to pass the health care legislation that the Senate had already approved. The vote sends the measure to President Obama, who expects to sign the legislation March 23. After the vote, Arizona’s congressional delegation explained either their support or their opposition. Candidates for Congress also weighed in.Read More »
WASHINGTON D.C. - Arizona members of Congress have raised hundreds of thousands of dollars from out of state, according to reports filed with the Federal Election Commission. In the race for campaign cash, the eight-member House delegation raised at least $177,000 from individuals outside of Arizona and pulled in another $383,000 from political action committees during the past three months, the reports show.Read More »