Gov. Jan Brewer is getting plenty of advice on what to do with the pile of 168 bills awaiting her signature or veto following the end of the legislative session.Read More »
More than four decades ago, Republicans led the charge to create the state employee merit system they now hope to overturn. It was implemented in 1969 in response to cronyism and patronage in state government, according to former state officials who dealt with personnel issues.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer has signed another anti-abortion bill passed by the Arizona Legislature.Read More »
During a closed-door executive session last week, Arizona’s Independent Redistricting Commission selected the final two candidates vying to serve as the agency’s executive director.
The commission interviewed five candidates, selected from among several dozen more, for several hours during the private April 14 meeting, then chose two of the five for additional interviews April 20 – this time in public.
A transplant surgeon says a Phoenix leukemia patient's death probably could have been avoided if the state hadn't suspended Medicaid coverage for some transplants for six months.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer's plan to help balance the state's budget by providing government-paid health care to fewer lower-income Arizonans is headed to court.Read More »
Three experts talk about what the Valley needs to boost the economy and get the engines of economic development revved up again.Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is up against a deadline to act on a new budget that authorizes cuts in the state's Medicaid program while permitting restored coverage for medical transplants.Read More »
Arizona's cash-strapped Medicaid program is considering charging patients $50 a year if they smoke, have diabetes or are overweight.Read More »
The Fiesta Bowl has pulled the plug on a three-day spring retreat called the Fiesta Frolic for college football coaches, athletic directors and conference commissioners as it faces questions about its finances and other activities.Read More »