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AZ Illustrated explores recovering from addiction

AZ Voter ID Law Ruled Unconstitutional

US Supreme Court says states cannot require proof of citizenship for registration; ballot referendum negated.

AZ Week: School Funding Better, More Needed

New budget 'very good for education,' one lawmaker says; 'doesn't make up for' $1B in cuts, says another.

AZ Legislature Adjourns Historic Session Early Friday

Medicaid expansion, budget, early-voting changes, sales-tax reform all make final cut in exhausting session.

Medicaid Drives Coalition to AZ Budget Adoption

Passage comes on votes of 18-11 in Senate, 33-27 in House, splitting GOP and giving Brewer major victory.

Immigration Reform Debate Under Way in Senate

Key sponsor McCain decries amendments as costly, unnecessary; he seeks better use of current technology.

Another Big Drop in AZ Foreclosure Filings

Down 59.3% statewide from year ago; Phoenix, once nation's worst, saw 64% decline and higher prices.

House, Senate in Session on Medicaid, State Budget

Glut of amendment paperwork bogs down legislative process; all-nighter expected, with proponents optimistic.

Signs Point To Early Monsoon Rains

Forecaster predicts moisture will come not long after season's official start Saturday, similar to 2012.

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.

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