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Senate Majority Leader John McComish led a group of Republicans to align with Democrats on Thursday to support the proposal by Gov. Jan Brewer to expand the state's Medicaid program.
State senators approved their version of a new $8.8 billion budget Thursday -- but not before adding millions of dollars to the original Republican plan.
In an historic move, a group of Republican senators united with Democrats Thursday to approve the plan by Gov. Jan Brewer to sharply expand the state's Medicaid program.
Senate Republicans are proposing a nearly $8.8 billion spending plan for the coming year, a tiny -- 1.6 percent -- hike over current levels.
A new statewide survey suggests that if Arizonans were asked about it today, it's more likely that gay couples would be able to marry here.
They aren't close to going home.
“Out of respect for the victims, I refuse to name, watch or listen to the accused, while the victim is six feet under, robbed of their precious lives! I began this promise, to victims, starting in 1995. I blackout all media that creates a rating circus, totally disrespecting the dead... sickening!”
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.
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.
A man was sentenced to 14 years in prison Wednesday for his murder conviction in the beheading of a man in Arizona who police say had stolen drugs from a Mexican drug cartel.
Gov. Jan Brewer has cleared one hurdle for new research on the possible medical benefits of marijuana.
Facing a recalcitrant Senate president, Gov. Jan Brewer said Monday she is working instead with individual lawmakers in her bid to expand the state's Medicaid program that may need to bypass Andy Biggs.
It’s time to privatize Gilbert.
“The richest American company Apple is going to borrow billions & billions to run the company, probably from themselves because you don’t have to pay taxes on borrowed money. While a venter worries about the homeless defecating and urinating in Mesa. When is congress going to stop these wealthy corporations from defecating and urinating on America.”
The Arizona House of Representatives has tempered a divisive bill that would expand the state's religious freedom law.
A judge on Thursday threw out charges of violating campaign finance laws against Attorney General Tom Horne and a political ally.
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.
A bid by Attorney General Tom Horne to escape campaign finance charges could upend all state laws limiting how much candidates can take.
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Jeff Flake’s vote against expanded background checks on gun sales earlier this month caused his approval ratings to drop, making him one of the “most unpopular” U.S. senators, a new poll says.
The Arizona Legislature has gone from the fast track to stuck in the mud as lawmakers have become bogged down by the three key issues: Medicaid, sale taxes and the state budget.
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.
Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake, right, voted against a measure that would have expanded background checks for gun buyers, a proposal that was pushed by former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, far left, a Democrat who was wounded in a 2011 mass shooting in Tucson. Among those also pictured: Former Giffords staff Ron Barber (pictured at Giffords' right), now a U.S. Congressman from Southern Arizona; Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (between Barber and Flake) -- also the chair of the Democratic National Committee; Vice President Joe Biden (behind Wasserman Schultz); Speaker of the House John Boehner (behind Barber). [Vaughn Hillyard/Cronkite News]
Recently I spoke out in support of a critical effort underway in Arizona: keeping the state’s rooftop solar industry alive. Like school choice and healthcare choice, solar choice should be a core part of the Arizona agenda, and my party’s message.
“When is the City of Mesa going to do something about the homeless downtown? They defecate and urinate in doorways of business and walking downtown is not a pleasant experience. It used to be a nice place, but that has changed.”
Folks, when did America’s greatest treasure, United States citizenship, become a bartering commodity for votes with the Hispanic/Latino community as per Sen. John McCain? When did America’s greatest treasure, United States citizenship, become a bartering commodity with the Hispanic/Latino Community for converts to the Mormon religion or the recapturing “fallen away” parishioners of the Catholic church or more donations in the Sunday Mass collection basket or monthly tithes.