Arizona scrapes along the bottom of the nation in children’s well-being, ranking 46th in 2019 Kids Count data released Monday. Lack of affordable housing emerged as a pressure point.
Speaking to reporters on Monday in Paradise Valley, Ducey said Arizona should protect its most vulnerable residents, and said that may include new protections, regulations or legislation to prevent such incidents in the future.
A federal audit of Arizona’s Health Care Cost Containment System, commonly referred to as AHCCCS, found that the state missed out on $36 million in rebates on drugs over a three year period due in part to not having proper systems in place to look for said rebates.
Organizations that contract with the state to provide services for adults with developmental disabilities are waiting to find out whether the Arizona Department of Economic Security will free up some of its new funding to help cover the increased costs they’re incurring due to Arizona’s rising minimum wage.
Gov. Doug Ducey signed into law Friday a bill that will make medical marijuana facilities in Arizona test their products and also decrease the cost to be a medical marijuana patient.
The Arizona Supreme Court has ruled that marijuana extracts sold by dispensaries and used by medical marijuana patients are legal and are covered by Arizona’s voter-approved medical marijuana law.
After weeks of negotiations and a day of emotional testimony, lawmakers unanimously passed legislation giving victims of childhood sexual abuse more time to sue in civil court, which ends Arizona's status as one of the worst states in the nation for survivors to seek redress and breaks a weeks-long impasse over the state budget.