State Capitol News

State Capitol News
1:53 pm
Thu April 23, 2009

State senate eases restrictions on free health care

Phoenix, AZ – State senators voted Wednesday to ease restrictions on free
health care.

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State Capitol News
4:37 am
Tue April 7, 2009

Stimulus extends unemployment benefits

Phoenix, AZ – Governor Jan Brewer is going to ask state lawmakers to extend
financial help for people who have exhausted their unemployment
benefits but have not yet found a job.

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State Capitol News
4:40 am
Mon April 6, 2009

Brewer and Goddard squabble over English language learning

Phoenix, AZ – Governor Jan Brewer is threatening to try to strip Attorney
General Terry Goddard of some of his legal authority because he
won't take her side in a dispute at the U-S Supreme Court.

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State Capitol News
4:42 am
Fri April 3, 2009

State parks to stay open for now

Phoenix, AZ – The state Parks Board decided today the 22 remaining parks will
remain open -- at least for the time being.

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State Capitol News
4:44 am
Thu April 2, 2009

Universities make case for tax hike

Phoenix, AZ – A group of university economists, faculty and administrators say
the state should temporary raise taxes to balance the budget
rather than relying largely on spending cuts.

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State Capitol News
4:47 am
Tue March 31, 2009

New ADEQ head blasted by environmental groups

Phoenix, AZ – Governor Jan Brewer's choice to head the state Department of
Environmental Quality is getting panned by some in the
environmental community.

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State Capitol News
4:49 am
Mon March 30, 2009

AZ Democrats release budget plan

Phoenix, AZ – House Democrats came up with their own plan today to balance the
state budget. And it involves higher taxes. Arizona Public
Radio's Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
2:28 am
Fri March 27, 2009

Higher education cuts may be restored

Phoenix, AZ – State legislators will have to restore at least 150 million
dollars in cuts they just made to higher education to keep from
losing more than 800 million in federal education stimulus
dollars. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
2:31 am
Thu March 26, 2009

Lawmakers vote to kill photo radar - eventually

Phoenix, AZ – Members of a House panel voted Wednesday to make the new
statewide photo radar system go away -- but not just yet. Arizona
Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.

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2:35 am
Wed March 25, 2009

Private school vouchers deemed illegal

Phoenix, AZ – The state Supreme Court today struck down a 3-year-old law which
gives tax dollars for students to attend private and parochial
schools.

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