Flagstaff, AZ – The Arizona Senate has postponed a vote on a budget-balancing plan for the second time this week. As of yesterday, Republican legislative leaders hadn't gathered enough support for the spending plan.
Phoenix, AZ – More than one out of every five children in some counties were without health insurance in 2006 even though they were eligible for nearly free coverage from the state. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.
Flagstaff, AZ – Northern Arizona University President John Haeger is praising Governor Jan Brewer's efforts to secure federal stimulus funds for the state. In a press release issued yesterday, Haeger said NAU's share of the funds is about 23.5 million dollars.
Flagstaff, AZ – Firefighters yesterday rescued a man pinned to the edge of an abandoned mine shaft by his overturned Jeep. A spokesman for the Peoria Fire Department says the man became trapped after his vehicle rolled near Lake Pleasant.
Phoenix, AZ – Senate Republican leaders are trying to round up the votes for the budget deal they negotiated the governor after the session collapsed this morning when several of their members refused to go along. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.
Flagstaff, AZ – State police have shut down a fake ID operation in Phoenix. Arizona Department of Public Safety detectives and the Arizona Fraudulent Identification Task Force executed a search warrant yesterday at a Phoenix home.