Gov. Jan Brewer said Wednesday that she does not want U.S. House Republicans to succeed in their bid to shut down the Affordable Care Act, saying it would “devastate” the state budget.
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer asked a judge on Wednesday to throw out a legal challenge to Medicaid expansion, which she said was filed by “disgruntled legislators” who were not able to kill it any other way.
Tucson’s poverty rates remained among the nation’s highest last year, with 1 in 5 living below the poverty threshold.
PHOENIX — After losing on the floor of Legislature, 36 Republican lawmakers are now asking a judge to invalidate the Medicaid expansion plan they couldn’t block politically.
PHOENIX — The fate of a law to expand Medicaid in Arizona is now expected to be resolved by the courts, not the ballot box.
PHOENIX — Organizers of a bid to block Medicaid expansion in Arizona conceded they may not have the necessary petition signatures to force the issue to the ballot.
PHOENIX — Arizona cannot cut Planned Parenthood out of its Medicaid program simply because the organization also provides abortions paid for with other funds, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.
PHOENIX — Tired of waiting for action, Gov. Jan Brewer forced lawmakers back to the Capitol late Tuesday to start approving her budget and Medicaid expansion.
PHOENIX - With all Republicans opposed, a House panel voted Monday to reject the proposal by Gov. Jan Brewer to use federal money to expand the state's Medicaid program.
PHOENIX — With all Republicans opposed, a House panel voted Monday to reject the proposal by Gov. Jan Brewer to use federal dollars to expand the state's Medicaid program.
PHOENIX — Conceding he lacks the votes, House Speaker Andy Tobin gave up today in his bid to adopt his version of a Medicaid expansion plan.
PHOENIX -- Two former Republican state senators are maneuvering to give voters the last word on whether Arizona expands its Medicaid program.
Gov. Jan Brewer led a lively “pep rally” for Medicaid expansion at Tucson Medical Center this morning , drawing cheers, shouts of support and a standing ovation from about 250 local healthcare executives, business leaders and regular citizens.
PHOENIX — In an historic move, a group of Republican senators united with Democrats this afternoon to approve the plan by Gov. Jan Brewer to sharply expand the state's Medicaid program.
PHOENIX - House Speaker Andy Tobin unveiled his own new plan Tuesday to expand Medicaid, one that would give Arizona voters the final say, after calling the governor's proposal unacceptable and politically dead at the Legislature.
PHOENIX -- Calling the governor's proposal unacceptable and politically unsalable at the Legislature, House Speaker Andy Tobin unveiled a new plan today to expand Medicaid -- and give Arizona voters the final say.
PHOENIX - Facing a recalcitrant Senate president, Gov. Jan Brewer said Monday she is instead working with individual lawmakers - and around Andy Biggs - in her bid to expand the state's Medicaid program.
PHOENIX — Saying there are technical problems with the proposal, Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed legislation Friday which would have allowed individuals to shop around for the best price on health care needs.
PHOENIX - Hoping to undermine the governor, foes of Medicaid expansion are putting the political heat on Republicans who might be inclined to support her plan.