The Arizona Court of Appeals Thursday rejected a challenge to Arizona’s Medicaid expansion plan. The judges unanimously decided the assessment on hospitals used to bring in federal money is just that, an assessment, and not a tax, as a group of GOP lawmakers had argued.
Snowflake is a small town in eastern Arizona. It’s got more deer and elk than people, and that can make it dangerous to navigate rural roads at night. That’s why students at Snowflake Junior High invented a system of flashing lights to warn drivers when a big animal is nearby.
A panel of judges has upheld Arizona’s Medicaid expansion. The decision from the state's Appeals Court on Thursday came after years of legal jousting over Arizona’s restoration and expansion of Medicaid for certain groups because of extra funding tied to the Affordable Care Act.
No parent should outlive their child, but if they do, employers are not required to allow time off to grieve. On Thursday, Arizona Congress members Paul Gosar and Martha McSally announced their bipartisan bill to federally protect grieving parents.
The only high school in Arizona built specifically for African-Americans has been added to the Phoenix Historic Property Register. Council members approved the designation for the former George Washington Carver High School based on its age, architectural style and story.
The Star Wars universe has been a vital part of popular culture for more than 40 years, and that passion was renewed by the box-office smash "The Force Awakens." And thousands of people have decided that they want the force to be with them, even when they’re not watching one of the films.
The role of the music journalist has changed so much over the years — especially now that anyone who wants to tweet or post or blog about music can and does. So, do we even need so-called “professional” music journalists now?
One of the biggest health-care scandals in the state and ultimately the country started with a whistleblower. But what are some of the risks of being whistleblower? We speak with Elizabeth Tippett, an assistant professor and co-director of the master’s program in dispute resolution at the University of Oregon School of Law.
When Cori Runyon was asked to do a social justice project as part of a mentorship program at her yoga studio, she decided to fix something that doesn’t get a lot of attention normally: How do homeless women afford to get feminine hygiene products once a month?