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Arizona Budget

Jan Brewer Strikes Deal After Long Fight

The Republic | Mary Jo Pitzl | Posted 04.28.2012 | Politics

Gov. Jan Brewer and the Legislature's top Republican leaders announced Friday that they have reached a deal on a state budget for next year that holds...

Frustrated Brewer Issues Threat

Arizona Capitol Times | Luige del Puerto | Posted 04.21.2012 | Politics

After weeks of budget talks with no agreement in sight, Gov. Jan Brewer gave legislative leaders an ultimatum, telling them she would veto bills until...

Brewer Warns GOP Leaders On Veto Threat

Arizona Capitol Times | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics

After Gov. Jan Brewer yesterday told GOP legislative leaders that she will veto any bills that land on her desk before a budget is completed, the warn...

Controversial Budget Cut Proposal Challenged By Suit Filed With State Supreme Court

The Arizona Republic | Mary K. Reinhart | Posted 07.23.2011 | Politics

Three public-interest law groups have filed suit to stop cuts to the state's Medicaid program from taking effect, arguing that Gov. Jan Brewer's plan ...

Arizona Budget Cuts Kill Money For Organ Transplants

The Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

For some Arizona residents, the massive fiscal crisis gripping their state and others has put their lives at risk, NPR reports. Thanks to a $1.5-bill...

Tuition Hike Update: Arizona, Utah To See Increases Of More Than 7 Percent

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The University of Arizona Board of Regents unanimously approved a ten percent tuition hike yesterday. Regent Mark Killian told the Arizona Daily W...

U Of Arizona: 10 Percent Tuition Hike Approved

Tuition hike approved | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The Arizona Board of Regents passed tuition and fee increases for Arizona students Thursday morning. The increases range between 10 and 20 percent for...

Our Children's Future: Healthcare v. Deficit

Francine Hardaway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Francine Hardaway

If we reformed the money piece, rather than the delivery piece, of the health care system, we might be able to provide care for children and the elderly and still decrease the deficit.

Arizona Budget Crisis: Legislators Lock Out Governor; Governor Torpedoes Budget

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

Senate Republicans turned off, then removed the digital wall clock from the Senate chambers and continued wrangling over the budget as if July 1 (and the new fiscal year) had never arrived.

5 States Brace For Shutdowns

Los Angeles Times | P.J. Huffstutter and Nicholas Riccardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Reporting from Indianapolis and Denver -- The last time Indiana missed its deadline for passing a budget and had to shut down the government was durin...