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The state House voted Thursday to put a five-year lifetime cap on government-funded health – but not for everyone.
Despite the gubernatorial veto of legislation billed as promoting religious freedom, the Center for Arizona Policy has a long history of getting lawmakers and governors – at least Republican governors – to do what it wants.
For months we have been hearing how a lot is changing when it comes to health care. When you remove the politics and the rhetoric, the fact remains that most Arizonans are required to have health insurance by March 31, 2014 or face paying a penalty.
The U.S. Supreme Court refused to consider a move to resurrect an Arizona law that would have disqualified abortion providers from receiving public funding for other medical services.
Republican Gov. Jan Brewer faced intensifying pressure Monday from CEOs, politicians in Washington and state lawmakers in her own party to veto a bill that would allow business owners with strongly held religious beliefs to deny service to gays and lesbians.
Arizona cannot cut off family planning funding to Planned Parenthood simply because the organization also provides abortions, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday.
Saying the legislation would be “unbelievably damaging” to the state, the head of a major economic development group is urging Gov. Jan Brewer to veto legislation expanding the ability of businesses to use their religion to deny services.
“Republicans are ticked because CVS drugstores will quit selling cigarettes because it conflicts with the primary purpose of a drugstore. Arizona legislative bodies want to repeal medicaid coverage on 134,000 people, leaving them only to die. Doesn’t that make the Arizona Legislature a death panel, and from what planet do their constituents hail?”
A lawsuit challenging Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's Medicaid expansion plan that was filed by fellow Republicans in the state Legislature was dismissed in a ruling released Saturday, handing Brewer a major victory in her battle against conservative members of her own party.
Federal officials on Friday poured cold water on Arizona House Speaker Andy Tobin's plan to force Medicaid recipients to get a job and to limit their insurance to a maximum of five years, saying the proposals likely run counter to federal law and won't be approved.
Unable to block expansion of Medicaid in Arizona, Republican legislators are now seeking to impose new restrictions on who can get care, and for how long.
Gov. Jan Brewer is out raising money to make good on her promise to protect the Republicans who supported her controversial Medicaid expansion plan.
Saying he's had enough, the state Senate's No. 2 Republican is calling it quits.
The field of Republicans who want to be governor got more crowded Wednesday, with the latest entry being a former California congressman.
Planned Parenthood wants the U.S. Supreme Court to block a last-ditch effort by the state to cut off its Medicaid funds.
Conceding his plan is likely doomed, a Southern Arizona lawmaker is leading the charge to repeal last year's expansion of the state Medicaid program.
Arizona motorists may soon have to obtain — and pay for — more insurance coverage.
A veteran state lawmaker is pushing legislation that would allow businesses to discriminate against gays — and maybe even women and Jews — as long as they were acting on sincerely held religious beliefs.
The way the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry sees it, there ought to be a law to run state legislators out of town — at least after a reasonable period of time.
State officials and mental health advocates approved an historic deal Wednesday to provide more services for the seriously mentally ill, bringing an end to a 33-year-old lawsuit.
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Organizations working to help Arizona residents enroll in health insurance plans on the new federal exchange said this week a steady flow of people was signing up as the deadline loomed to get coverage that starts Jan. 1.
The lawyer for Gov. Jan Brewer asked a judge late Friday to block dissident lawmakers from challenging the vote of the majority of their colleagues to expand Medicaid in Arizona.
A free-market advocacy group claims that the decision by Gov. Jan Brewer to expand the state's Medicaid program will immediately increase the number of people in the program by nearly 90 percent.
“Rod is up to his old tricks, only telling half the story. But he admitted he didn’t know anything about the fair tax so he looked it up. No doubt on one of his extreme left leaning websites. (Hey, like the commercial says ‘it’s on the internet so it has to be true’). One of the many ‘small’ details he fails to mention is you would not pay payroll, or federal income taxes anymore. For the first time you would keep what you earn. There are many other benefits and everyone would pay their fair share. ... But wait ... where have I heard that before?”