Gov. Doug Ducey is using hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funds earmarked for COVID-19 relief to pay for state operations, such as salaries, which some say contravenes the intention of Congress. Ducey, who controls nearly $1.9 billion of federal coronavirus relief money, funneled nearly a quarter of it to state agencies, which, in […]
Ignoring a possible lawsuit, a Senate panel voted Tuesday to erect a new hurdle in the path of Planned Parenthood getting Medicaid funds for family planning services.
The Arizona Senate delayed debate on a $9.23 billion spending plan Monday afternoon as lawmakers prepare amendments to the budget and Senate President Andy Biggs finds a means to further cut funding for district charter schools.
The state's seasonally adjusted jobless rate dropped two-tenths of a point last month, to 7.6 percent, the lowest it's been since November of 2008.
The Arizona Department of Administration lifted a stay that had halted a multibillion-dollar contract for behavioral health services in Maricopa County, following a recommendation by an administrative law judge.
After holding three monthly meetings that delved into the state regulations governing the ambulance and medical transportation industry, a study committee is preparing to make recommendations for legislative changes.
Arizona health officials are looking to root out physicians who are improperly recommending medical marijuana for patients who claim to suffer from chronic pain.
Mike Ulinger, who retired after 30 years as a Phoenix firefighter, said he couldn’t go anywhere or do anything and became an alcoholic to self-treat post-traumatic stress disorder he attributes to his job.
Arizona abortion facilities increased slightly since 2010 despite restrictive laws
Despite a recent decline, there are more licensed abortion clinics in Arizona now than in 2010, when licensing requirements took effect and the Legislature passed tougher abortion restrictions.
The U.S. Court of Appeals ruled today the Legislature cannot prevent state funding from going to Planned Parenthood, as lawmakers attempted to do with a law passed in in 2012.
Arizona is appealing a court ruling against a new state law targeting Planned Parenthood.
State economists say Arizona is on a pace to add about 50,000 nonfarm jobs annually but that the rate of increase still trails the period before the Great Recession.