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PHOENIX — Federal officials said Thursday they're willing to reopen national parks with state dollars — but only in a way that may make it financially impossible.
PHOENIX — The state is headed into another financial hole, the combination of already approved tax cuts and required annual spending increases.
Recent changes to Arizona's "resign-to-run" law mean elected officials can now speak publicly about running for another position, and Secretary of State Ken Bennett has taken advantage of the revisions to say he will be a Republican candidate for governor.
Fearing a Democrat political tsunami in 2014, Gov. Jan Brewer urged fellow Republicans on Friday to stop targeting their GOP colleagues who supported her Medicaid expansion.
There was a time when conservative Republicans could get whatever they wanted through the Arizona Legislature.
Not waiting for formal gubernatorial approval, foes of her Medicaid expansion already are moving to undo at the ballot box and in court what they could not block at the Legislature.
Some GOP lawmakers are threatening to torpedo the budget being pushed by their own leaders if $400 million in planned spending is not cut across the board.
A veteran state lawmaker has quietly flushed his plans to have the state intervene in who can use which bathroom or locker room.
The state's more than 38,000 medical marijuana users are in no danger of losing their medication, at least not at the ballot box.
In case you forgot, Gov. Jan Brewer has other priorities this year besides getting the Legislature to approve Medicaid expansion.
The state Court of Appeals on Tuesday rejected a bid by prisoner rights advocates, including a convicted murderer, to void a new fee being charged to visitors.
Resign to run
Opponents of Arizona's landmark immigration law took note of the measure's third anniversary Tuesday by urging lawmakers to repeal the legislation that sparked a national debate over border security and immigrants' rights.
In a move that could cripple the organization, Gov. Jan Brewer signed legislation Friday to block the state's three universities from collecting fees for the Arizona Students Association.
Saying the move would make no sense, Gov. Jan Brewer on Friday refused to insert an anti-abortion provision into her plan to expand the state's Medicaid program.
State lawmakers gave final approval Thursday to legislation designed to let Arizonans shop around for the least expensive CAT scan, hip replacement or even routine physical.
State lawmakers edged closer Wednesday to allowing armed staffers in some public schools.
The Arizona Students Association appears to be on the verge of losing its ability to have the state's three universities collect its fees.
A House panel voted Wednesday to void parts of local anti-discrimination ordinances designed to give protections to transgendered individuals.
Arizona high schoolers may soon be rid of having to pass AIMS -- or any standardized test -- to graduate.
What should lawmakers be working on, really?
“The ‘bathroom bill’ is without doubt the most hateful measure the Legislature has ever come up with. It’s also indicative of a complete lack of understanding of transgender people and the LGBT community in general. To remedy this, I suggest viewing a program called “In the Life” on YouTube. Oh, wait, some people don’t want to understand; they just want to hate.”
Comparing her directly to Judas, the head of the Maricopa County Republican Committee blasted Gov. Jan Brewer on Wednesday for her bid to expand the state’s Medicaid program.
Businesses could get state tax credits for hiring unemployed veterans under the terms of legislation approved Monday by the House.
The state House on Tuesday gave preliminary approval to legislation that will let the state's largest cities publish their legal notices online rather than spending money to buy newspaper ads.