A labor union representing California health care workers will file a proposed ballot measure on Monday that will raise employee wages, set new cleanliness standards aimed at fighting infections in hospitals, ban “surprise billing” and bar insurance companies in Arizona from discriminating against people with pre-existing conditions.
The forum’s success – 11 candidates addressed the forum, eight in person and three via live video feeds – is the latest sign that issues impacting communities of color, for better or for worse, promise to be front-and-center in this election cycle.
Effective immediately, students who graduated from an Arizona high school but don’t qualify for in-state tuition will pay between $9,000 to $18,000 less in annual tuition at the state’s three public universities, regardless of their immigration status.
As his first hire for an Elections Integrity Unit whose mission will partly be to shoot down unfounded allegations of election fraud, Attorney General Mark Brnovich hired a lawyer whom Democrats accused of fueling such rumors herself several years ago.
Montgomery chose this weak response – chose to protect a powerful man over the women in the County Attorney’s office and the entire justice system – despite a written record that Martinez’s misconduct goes back 30 years.
The Arizona Department of Education says a record 8,200 students are expected to receive $110 million in school vouchers this school year.
Gov. Doug Ducey is signalling that he’ll push for changes next year to Arizona’s K-12 school voucher program.
A task force created by Gov. Doug Ducey that aims to look into cases of childhood sexual abuse and help guide lawmakers on possible changes to state law that aid victims in Arizona will be begining its work next month.