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 a historic move, a group of Republican senators united with Democrats Thursday to approve the plan by Gov. Jan Brewer to sharply expand Arizona's Medicaid program.
PHOENIX - Thousands of Arizonans in the federal "deferred action" program won't be getting licenses to drive, at least not now.
PHOENIX - State senators approved their version of a new $8.8 billion budget Thursday - but not before adding millions of dollars in spending to the original Republican plan.
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 - Elizabeth Kelley isn't claiming those smart meters reading your electric usage are going to kill you.
PHOENIX - A Senate panel voted Wednesday to throw additional hurdles in the path of Arizonans who want to write their own laws.
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 - A Senate panel approved $82 million in court-ordered inflation aid for public schools, while at the same time eliminating hundreds of millions of dollars a year in future school funding.
PHOENIX - Amid a discussion of the Bible and the Promised Land, the state House voted Tuesday to let Arizonans vote next year on whether they want to be able to challenge the federal government.
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 - More than half of Arizonans polled in a new statewide survey said they now favor allowing gay couples to marry.
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 - Out-of-state professionals who give tax advice to Arizonans can end up having to defend themselves in courts here, the state Court of Appeals has ruled.
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 — A new statewide survey suggests that if Arizonans were asked about it today, it’s more likely gay couples would be able to marry here.
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 - Citing Tom Horne's misdemeanor conviction on a traffic accident, state Sen. Steve Gallardo wants the House to look at impeaching the attorney general.
PHOENIX - For the first time, drivers of taxi cabs and limousines in Arizona will soon be subject to random drug testing.
PHOENIX - Arizona's economic recovery is flattening out statewide, with job growth outside the Phoenix metro area for this year and next predicted to be anemic.
PHOENIX - Attorney General Tom Horne paid a $300 fine Wednesday - $582 with surcharges - to settle a criminal misdemeanor charge he left the scene of an accident without leaving a note.
PHOENIX - Three years ago, in the wake of a new Arizona law aimed at those in the country illegally, tens of thousands converged on the Capitol with a message: Today we march, tomorrow we vote.
PHOENIX - Gov. Jan Brewer has cleared one hurdle for new research on the possible medical benefits of marijuana.
PHOENIX - Gov. Jan Brewer said Tuesday she is opposed to making further significant compromises in her bid to revamp Arizona laws to pave the way for the state to start collecting taxes on Internet purchases.
Gov. Jan Brewer leaves a shoe print in wet clay as part of the groundbreaking for the new Go Daddy facility.
TEMPE - Web-hosting giant Go Daddy announced Tuesday that it will expand its operations in Arizona, adding at least 300 employees.
PHOENIX - A federal judge on Tuesday rejected the latest efforts by the state to block the Tohono O'odham from building a casino on the edge of Glendale.
PHOENIX — A federal judge on Tuesday slapped down the latest efforts by the state to block the Tohono O'odham from building a casino on the edge of Glendale.
PHOENIX - Tribal gaming revenues in Arizona slipped a bit last quarter over the same time a year earlier, the first time that's happened in more than two years.
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 — Tribal gaming revenues in Arizona slipped a bit last quarter over the same time a year earlier, the first time that's happened in more than two years.
Brewer removes some foster care restrictions
PHOENIX - Gov. Jan Brewer refused Thursday to make Arizona the second state in the nation to declare privately minted gold and silver coins, bars and ingots to be legal tender in the state.
PHOENIX - A judge on Thursday threw out charges of campaign finance violations against Attorney General Tom Horne and a political ally.
PHOENIX - High winds and low humidity are creating a danger for the upcoming fire season, especially for Southeastern Arizona, the state forester said Thursday.
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 — A judge this afternoon threw out the campaign finance charges against Attorney General Tom Horne and a political ally.
PHOENIX - A bid by Attorney General Tom Horne to escape campaign finance charges could ultimately upend all state laws limiting how much candidates can take in contributions.
PHOENIX — It’s not a big breakthrough, but Arizona consumers are feeling more confident about the current state of the economy.
PHOENIX - So if you think the lines at the grocery store move slowly now, imagine waiting behind someone who wants to pay with a few chunks of gold.
New law aims to stem theft of metals
Attorney Jennifer Pizer details the agreement Monday with Attorney General Tom Horne over what cities can approve in ordinances granting rights to domestic partners.
PHOENIX - The political damage to the state's junior senator because of his vote against background checks on firearms sold at gun shows depends on whom you ask - and when.
PHOENIX - In other action Monday by Gov. Jan Brewer:
PHOENIX - Gov. Jan Brewer signed legislation aimed specifically at halting Tucson's practice of allowing police to destroy guns that people voluntarily surrender through buyback programs.
PHOENIX - Attorney General Tom Horne said Monday he won't challenge city ordinances, like the one passed in Bisbee, that detail the rights of those in civil unions.
PHOENIX - Companies that want to sue former workers who have stolen what they say are trade secrets need to prove that what was taken is truly a secret, the Arizona Court of Appeals has ruled.
PHOENIX - A new state-ordered mandate on insurance companies could soon mean more accessible - and definitely more affordable - health care in rural areas of Arizona.