Gov. Jan Brewer: "The question for Arizonans today is not whether the law should exist. It does. The Supreme Court upheld it. The question is whether we will take decisive action in a way that most benefits Arizona's families, businesses and hospitals."
Gov. Jan Brewer led a lively "pep rally" for Medicaid expansion at Tucson Medical Center on Wednesday morning, drawing cheers, shouts of support and a standing ovation from about 250 local health-care executives, business leaders and other citizens.
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 - Saying the Senate vote to expand Medicaid is not enough, Gov. Jan Brewer won't rescind her vow to veto other legislation until lawmakers make more progress on her plan.
PHOENIX - The Medicaid expansion plan approved by the Senate late Thursday is pretty much dead on arrival across the courtyard, House Speaker Andy Tobin said Friday.
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 - With her plan to expand Medicaid backed up against a political brick wall, Gov. Jan Brewer is trying to ratchet up the pressure on Republican lawmakers.
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 - Senate Republicans are proposing a nearly $8.8 billion spending plan for the coming year, a 1.6 percent hike over current levels.
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 — 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 - They aren't close to going home.
PHOENIX - Saying she's run out of patience, Gov. Jan Brewer will veto any bills sent to her until she sees movement on a new state budget and her pet Medicaid expansion project.
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.
With anti-abortion groups undermining already shaky Republican support for Medicaid expansion, Gov. Jan Brewer has indicated she's ready to deal.
PHOENIX - Scrambling to find votes for her Medicaid expansion plan, Gov. Jan Brewer said Thursday she is now willing to approve legislation to stop Planned Parenthood from getting any of the funds.
PHOENIX — Three-term state Sen. Al Melvin announced this afternoon he intends to run for governor this coming year.
Hospital-pricing bill revived after veto
PHOENIX - Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed legislation Friday that would have allowed individuals to shop around for the best price on health-care needs, saying there are technical problems with the proposal.