The National Governor’s Winter meeting became sharply divided Saturday over Medicaid. Republicans, including Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, argued the Affordable Care Act is failing the Medicaid system and needs reforming.
The Affordable Care Act has brought Medicaid coverage to more than 400,000 people in Arizona, but plans in Congress to repeal the law and reform Medicaid could force Arizona to restrict or roll back coverage.
The graduation rate among English Language Learners is lagging behind that of non-ELL students in the United States. A report by NPR shows ELL students in Arizona have the worst graduation rate in the country.
Nearly four years after approving a $17 million plan to keep city-owned golf courses open, Phoenix leaders could once again debate whether to stay in the golf business. The Parks and Recreation Department says more rounds are being played, but program remains in the red.
Opening statements are scheduled for Monday in a civil trial accusing the Phoenix VA Health Care System of medical malpractice. Steven Cooper, an 18-year U.S. Army veteran, has accused the VA of failing to diagnose him with prostate cancer.
A January survey of anxiety by the American Psychological Association said stress levels are at a 10-year high, in part because of information overload. One group at ASU is trying to understand the effects.
A section of Interstate 10 will be closed for road work starting tonight. The Arizona Department of Transportation says eastbound I-10 between 75th and 51st avenues will be closed until 2 p.m. Saturday.
A top Mexican government official is taking a tough stance on potential U.S. policies, saying that the country will not receive deportees from countries other than Mexico and that his country does not need financial aid from the U.S.