Masks become symbol of person’s politics, virtue
The Senate served as a microcosm of the nation, where wearing a mask — or not wearing one — has become a political symbol for many.
Bill to strengthen regulation of care facilities gets initial approval
The Senate took the first legislative step toward better protecting some of the state’s vulnerable adults today.
Not seeing eye to eye: Optometrists, ophthalmologists battle over prescriptions
Optometrists want the ability to prescribe steroids, hydrocodone pain killers and other potentially dangerous drugs, but lawmakers say a bill allowing them to do so is circumventing the legislative process and would put the public at risk.
Dems hoping Brewer will reach out on health care issues
If Gov. Jan Brewer pushes for a state-run health insurance exchange or Medicaid expansion next session, there is little doubt that she’ll need more than just Republican votes.