State Capitol News

State Capitol News
4:52 pm
Fri August 7, 2009

Brewer says she wants separate legislative votes

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State Capitol News
11:44 am
Wed August 5, 2009

Lawmakers postpone budget vote again

Phoenix, AZ – State lawmakers have once again postponed approving a final
budget as they find themselves still shy of the necessary votes.

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State Capitol News
11:48 am
Tue August 4, 2009

Arizona children not taking advantage of free health care

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.

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State Capitol News
11:51 am
Mon August 3, 2009

Tribal gaming revenues remain down

Phoenix, AZ – New figures today show the amount of wagering at tribal casinos
continues to remain weak as people hang on to their dollars.

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State Capitol News
11:54 am
Fri July 31, 2009

Republicans hunting for budget votes

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.

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State Capitol News
9:46 am
Thu July 30, 2009

Latest budget fix includes one cent tax

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3:10 pm
Wed July 29, 2009

New AZ Supreme Court judge shifts balance

Phoenix, AZ – Gov. Jan Brewer picked John Pelander, a member of her own
Republican party, to fill the seat being vacated by retiring
Justice Ruth McGregor, a Democrat. Brewer said Pelander is the
kind of judge she wants on the bench.

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State Capitol News
11:57 am
Tue July 28, 2009

Republicans pushing plan to lower taxes

Phoenix, AZ – Republican legislators are pushing a plan to balance the budget
that actually would lower taxes in future years.

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11:40 am
Mon July 27, 2009

Arizona near bottom in school funding

Phoenix, AZ – A new report today shows that when it comes to funding schools,
most other states spend more.

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State Capitol News
5:31 pm
Thu July 23, 2009

Arizonans support temporary tax hike

Phoenix, AZ – Voters appear more willing to pay more to the state on items
already taxed than they are to expand the list of what is subject
to the levy.

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