Gov. Jan Brewer forcefully declared that her proposal to expand the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System to hundreds of thousands of new patients is a pro-life plan. As a pro-life governor, she said, she will not sit idly by while people suffer. Since then, opponents of her plan have taken up the pro-life mantle in the Legislature.Read More »
A bill to scrap the requirement that high school students pass the AIMS test is heading to the governor’s desk after being approved by the House on Tuesday during a heated debate.Read More »
The debate over whether to raise Arizona’s traditional campaign contribution limits may ultimately end up in court, but enough state senators ere convinced Tuesday that adjusting contribution limits for individuals and political action committees does not require a three-quarter vote.Read More »
Saying the American Dream is on life support and in need of help, Republican Rep. Tom Forese of Chandler beat back bipartisan opposition to his bill allowing a new type of corporation — a benefit corporation.Read More »
As fewer candidates choose to run for office using Arizona’s Clean Elections system, lawmakers are sensing the system’s vulnerability and are preparing to deal a death blow.Read More »
A House bill that seeks to raise limits on campaign contributions could discourage candidates from using Arizona’s Clean Elections system, election officials warned.Read More »
On its face, the Arizona Board of Regents and the universities they govern have little, if anything, to do with the state’s Medicaid program or Gov. Jan Brewer’s plans to expand it in accordance with the federal Affordable Care Act.Read More »
This year's most outstanding quips, gibes and utterances.Read More »
For many beer aficionados, nothing beats the freshness and flavor of a microbrew straight from the tap. Many drive miles to brewpubs to fill up glass bottles, also called growlers, with their favorites.Read More »
Arizona retailers are planning to increase the pressure on lawmakers to force online retailers to collect state sales tax.
The Arizona Retailers Association is concocting a public-relations campaign to intensify awareness and garner support for an online sales tax.