Phoenix, AZ – The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to immediately freeze virtually all new hiring in state and university government. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports that sets the stage for a showdown with Gov. Janet Napolitano.
Phoenix, AZ – Host Intro: Governor Janet Napolitano released her plan Thursday to balance this year's state budget. But Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports that key Republican legislators say there's less there than meets the eye.
Phoenix, AZ – Attorney General Terry Goddard filed legal papers today to intervene in California's challenge to the denial by the Environmental Protection Agency of its authority to regulate greenhouse gases. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains why.