Covid, workers' compensation, Court of Appeals,
Sep 13, 2023

Updated Covid vaccine OK’d, experts urge people to roll up their sleeves

Federal officials Tuesday approved an updated Covid vaccine for use by anyone age 6 months or older, and health officials are urging people to get the shot amid a fall surge in cases.

self-storage, Schweikert, IRS, insurance
Aug 25, 2023

IRS considering regulations that would harm self-storage industry

The IRS is currently considering harmful new regulations on microcaptive insurance – an insurance product many small businesses like mine rely on to get through uncertain times.

Waymo, self-driving cars, insurance, Fennemore
Apr 28, 2023

Self-driving cars will make Arizona roads safer 

As a personal injury attorney with more than 30 years of experience fighting for the rights of injured victims, I’m ready for the driverless car to put me – and others like me – out of business. 

small businesses, Kaiser, Senate, Epstein,
Mar 23, 2023

HB2290 will increase health care costs

HB2290 will increase the cost of health care and add significant costs to Arizona taxpayers. We urge lawmakers to reject this proposal.

May 21, 2021

Lawmaker strives again to insure more kids

When Rep. Kelli Butler found out a couple of years ago that the eligibility threshold for Arizona’s child health insurance program is among the lowest in the nation, she decided to try to do something about it.

Apr 8, 2021

Bill prevents interference in doctor-patient relationship

There is optimism within the health care community that those we have trusted to represent us will see the merits of passing SB1270 and vote a resounding ‘YES’ to health, safety, and protecting the patient-physician relationship.

Mar 3, 2021

Senate bill step in right direction to rein in insurance tactic

I hope to see HB1270 pass unanimously in the Arizona State Legislature, it is clearly a necessity to avoid the serious and unintended consequences happening to Arizonans who pay in advance and in good faith for their health care and prescription benefits when their medications require “step therapy.”

Jake's Law, Jake Machovsky
Mar 3, 2020

Ducey signs bill aimed to prevent teen suicide

Insurance companies in Arizona will soon have to cover mental health care the same way they cover other medical care.

Feb 4, 2020

Step therapy takes health out of health care

We all agree, health care costs must be managed. But to overlook the word “health” in providing health care removes all purpose. Rep. Nancy Barto is sponsoring HB2410, which will establish transparency, efficiency and fairness in patient health care through necessary reforms to step therapy protocols.

Hayworth, prescription drugs, Congress
Aug 16, 2019

Arizona senators have chance to hold Big Pharma accountable

There is unprecedented momentum to hold Big Pharma accountable and lower prescription drug prices for patients. Our lawmakers need to capitalize on this moment and complete their mission.

Dec 31, 2018

Law to thwart ‘surprise’ medical bills to take effect

Arizonans are finally going to get some protection from "surprise'' hospital bills.

May 16, 2018

Ducey vetoes increase in car insurance requirements

Motorists are going to be able to operate their cars and trucks on Arizona roads with the same level of liability insurance they had to purchase in 1972.