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AZ House May Have Budget Deal

A late night meeting moves chamber closer to final vote; state Rep. Ethan Orr says negotiations yielded a compromise.

Local Organizations Make Final Push Going Into ACA Deadline

Open enrollment for the Affordable Care Acts' health insurance exchange ends March 31.

PCC Temporarily Banned from Enrolling Vets

At least until college fixes Dept. of Veterans Services allegations that it had a poor record-keeping practice for students with that status.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, March 21, 2014

State Legislature may have budget by end of session; Pima wants $22M approved for new animal care center; Common Core implementation.

Tucson Pursuing Two More Annexations

City attempting to fill in pockets of unincorporated areas and increase revenue; pursue adding 150 homes near I-10 and Valencia in next few weeks.

Barber's Afghanistan Visit Informs Defense Budget Vote

U.S. Rep. Ron Barber says visit to Kabul made him see firsthand US efforts in area as reauthorization of Natl Defense Authorization Act is coming up.

UPDATED: AZ Senate Gives Initial Approval to Budget Plan

AZ Senate President Andy Biggs introduced amendment with $18M for new school assessment test, $15M for CPS; chamber debating spending plan all day Thurs.

Health Insurance Enrollment Surges as Deadline Nears

As the March 31 deadline approaches for uninsured people to buy health care insurance, the federal website for purchasing a plan is seeing more traffic.

Arizona Wins Voter Citizenship ID Lawsuit

US judge rules state can add requirement to federal registration form; state referendum requires it.

Court Reviews Law Denying Bail to Undocumented Immigrants

A federal appeals court heard arguments Tuesday over constitutionality of Proposition 100 which was voter approved to amend state Constitution.

Sierra Vista Aims to Conserve Water, Save San Pedro River

Town trying to lower water use because if source dries up heart of community's economy, Fort Huachuca, could close.

AZ Independent Voters Outnumber Either Big Party

Republicans may be seeing red, Democrats feeling blue as 'no party' registrants take plurality for first time.

Feds OK UA Proposal to Use Marijuana as PTSD Treatment

Research cleared by FDA some time ago; Dept. of Health's decision hailed as major victory for study under way in Tucson.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, March 14, 2014

Brewer announces she won't seek another term; Arizona Legislature update; water issues in Santa Cruz Valley.

AZ Week: El Rio Feels Effects of Medicaid Expansion

Since law was established, the community health center has helped patients apply for and enroll in affordable care.

AZ Week: Forced to Cut $5M, Sunnyside Makes Changes

After a failed budget override last Nov. school district has cut dozens of jobs including in its art, music programs; came up with plan to still offer these courses to its students.

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