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Appeals court hears Ariz. GOP challenge to Medicaid expansion

Appeals court hears Ariz. GOP challenge to Medicaid expansion

PHOENIX — Republican lawmakers asked the state Court of Appeals this afternoon to give them a chance to prove that hundreds of millions of dollars being used to support an expanded Medicaid program were illegally enacted.

March 26, 2014 3:40 pmLoading…

UA audio site tries crowd funding

Crowd Audio, a music-production website founded by University of Arizona alumni, has launched a crowd-funding campaign on Indiegogo.

October 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Court backs Arizona on use of taxpayer-funded  'scholarships' to send kids to private schools

Court backs Arizona on use of taxpayer-funded 'scholarships' to send kids to private schools

PHOENIX — State lawmakers are free to give parents what amounts to a voucher of public funds to educate their children at any private or parochial school they want, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled today.

October 01, 2013 11:03 amLoading…
Ruling: Arizona lawmakers wrong to withhold public school funds

Ruling: Arizona lawmakers wrong to withhold public school funds

The will of the voters, coupled with a constitutional provision prohibiting legislative tinkering with anything approved at the ballot, pretty much makes ignoring mandated adjustments to public school funding off limits, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

September 26, 2013 10:06 amLoading…
New law allots $4.4M to hire 50 CPS workers

New law allots $4.4M to hire 50 CPS workers

Clarence Carter, director of the Department of Economic Security, right, and state lawmakers watch as Gov. Jan Brewer signs legislation to hire more CPS caseworkers.

February 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
New law allots $4.4M to hire 50 CPS workers

New law allots $4.4M to hire 50 CPS workers

PHOENIX - A new law providing $4.4 million to fund 50 more Child Protective Services workers will be just a stopgap measure without efforts to halt abuse in the first place, the head of the agency said Thursday.

February 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Brewer rallies support to expand AHCCCS

PHOENIX - Saying they are being crushed by the cost of patients unable to pay, hospital executives rallied this week to back a plan by Gov. Jan Brewer to expand the state's Medicaid program.

January 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona goes to court to halt gov't funding of Planned Parenthood

PHOENIX - Attorneys for the state and abortion foes are asking a federal appeals court to let it cut off federal and state funding for Planned Parenthood because the agency also offers abortions.

January 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Brewer ties school funding to killing tax

PHOENIX - Gov. Jan Brewer said Friday she's willing to work with supporters of Proposition 204 for more money for the classroom, but only after voters kill the initiative.

September 22, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Third ruling backs Santa Cruz in case over Pima Community College payments

Pima Community College now has three strikes against it in its fight to collect $1 million-plus a year from taxpayers in a tiny neighboring county.

July 20, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Bid to take $42M for parks, fires is blocked

PHOENIX - State lawmakers blocked a bid by rural interests to take about $42 million left in a voter-approved account to preserve open space and use it instead to help operate and preserve state parks and prevent future forest fires.

March 30, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

House OKs redistricting funds

PHOENIX - Facing a threatened lawsuit, the state House voted 36-20 Tuesday to give the Independent Redistricting Commission another $700,000.

March 21, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Redistricting panel to sue today to get state funding

PHOENIX - Saying time has run out, the director of the Independent Redistricting Commission has instructed his attorneys to file suit this morning to get the state to provide what he said are necessary funds.

March 16, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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