The budget plan adopted Monday night contains less money than Gov. Jan Brewer wanted for child welfare. But, as Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports, this won’t be the last word on the subject.
State lawmakers gave final approval Monday night to a $9.23 billion budget — more than Senate Republicans originally wanted to spend, but less than sought by Gov. Jan Brewer and House members. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.
Attorney General Tom Horne asked federal appellate judges today to immediately dissolve the emergency stay that is now keeping the state from enforcing its new abortion restrictions. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.
The state is entering the wildfire season with the Forestry Division still facing charges of violating worker safety rules last year resulting in the deaths at Yarnell Hill. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.