Phoenix, AZ – Governor Janet Napolitano has signed legislation to eventually require insurance companies to provide coverage for autism. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.
The Centers for Disease Control say one child out of 150 has some form of autism which, in its most severe form, alters the thinking, feeling, language skills and ability to relate to others. Gretchen Jacobs said the condition historically never was covered by insurers.
Phoenix, AZ – Governor Janet has rejected a legislative plan to freeze all state and university hiring. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.
In her second veto of the session, the governor called the measue -- quote -- an unwarranted intrusion -- unquote -- into her power as the state's chief executive. But Rep. Bob Robson who crafted the bill said it is Napolitano who doesn't understand the constitution.
Phoenix, AZ – The state's retirement systems are going to have to get rid of any investments they have in companies that do certain kinds of business in Sudan -- unless it costs too much. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.