Arizona’s forests are in poor health. They’re overgrown, and without action, catastrophic fires are almost a certainty — putting the state’s physical beauty, economic vitality and water supplies at risk.
Hoping to save the Medicaid expansion program, a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers, business groups and even a former governor want the Arizona Supreme Court to block a bid by dissident legislators to challenge its legality.
In a ruling potentially affecting thousands of Arizonans, a federal appeals court on Tuesday voided a cost-saving bid by the state's Medicaid program to deny incontinence briefs to some adults who need them.
Agriculture is a central pillar of the Arizona economy, but without workable immigration laws that provide growers with a dependable, legal workforce this essential industry faces huge barriers to success. Western Growers Association has stressed the urgent need for immigration policy changes in recent meetings with Arizona Congressional delegation representatives, and will continue to do so in the next several months. It is important to urge our leaders to make fixing our broken immigration system one of their top legislative goals this year.
Every year, many Arizonans fall victim to identity theft, investment fraud and scams. A recent report by Javelin Strategy and Research finds that nationwide about 13 million Americans in 2012 were victims of I.D. theft in which about $20 billion was stolen.