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Brewer Calls Special Session on Budget, Medicaid

Move shows frutration with lack of legislative progress; House, Senate leaders call it 'impetuous.'

Medicaid Battle on House Floor, But No Action

Speaker adjourns afternoon session without issue coming up, saying 'be prepared to do lot of work' Thursday.

US Senate Advances Immigration Reform Legislation

82-15 vote sets measure for floor debate; border security remains GOP's significant sticking point.

House Committee Strips Medicaid From Budget

7-4 vote sends bill to House floor, where proposal expected to be resurrected via amendment.

AZ Week: New Political Dynamic or Political Doom?

Opinions vary over how coalition passing health-care expansion will affect lawmaking process and 2014 election.

Migrant Desert Deaths Steady at 150 Annually for Decade

UA study of records from Pima County Medical Examiner's Office show trend to illegal crossing in remote areas.

AZ House Committee Delays Budget Action Until Next Week

Appropriations panel will take it up next week, chairman says; Medicaid expansion will be stripped out.

House Moves on State Budget Legislation Passed by Senate

Speaker assigns bills to Appropriations Committee, says he and governor cannot agree on Medicaid.

Flake Gives First Senate Floor Speech

Watch video here: Arizona’s junior senator counsels against partisanship.

Latino Voter Turnout Lagged in 2012, Study Says

Pew Research Center: 48% of eligible Latinos cast ballots; total number going to polls down by 900,000 from 2008.

Will Legislative Breakthrough Come This Week?

Ball in state House's court; action awaited on Senate-passed budget, Brewer's Medicaid expansion proposal.

New Website Compares AZ Health Costs, Quality of Care

State Health Department launches database showing rates, quality scores for hospitals, side-by-side stats.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Interview With Barber

Pushing bill to give rural veterans health-care flexibility

AZ Week: Sales-Tax Reform Inches Ahead

'I have votes' in both chambers, key sponsor declares; cities still skeptical

One-Cent Sales Tax Expiring

Temporary levy brought in $900M yearly for education

2 of 3 Tucson Council Races Contested

All incumbents in running, 2 opposed; 2 initiatives for voters in November

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