San Francisco, CA – Foes of the state's new employer sanctions law asked the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals today to rule the statute, which took effect January 1st, is illegal. But Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports the judges did not appear sympathetic to the legal arguments.
Phoenix, AZ – The top Republican legislators met this morning with Governor Janet Napolitano in efforts to finally enact a new state budget. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.
There are now less than five weeks until the new budget year begins with no agreement between the Republican-controlled Legislature and the Democrat governor. Senate President Tim Bee said after the meeting he recognizes the time constraints.