Governor unveils budget cuts, limits school suit costs
Ronald J. Hansen & Mary Jo Pitzl,
The Republic | azcentral.com
9:52 p.m. MST January 16, 2015
Ducey would also leave intact the state's controversial expansion of Medicaid, something the Legislature is suing to overturn.
He was joined in a show of general agreement by state Senate President Andy Biggs, R-Gilbert, and House Speaker David Gowan, R-Sierra Vista, as well as the chairmen of each chamber's appropriations committee.
"Having seen budgets come and go for more than a decade, I can tell you it's really exciting for me to stand with the governor," Biggs said. He said he is enthused at the prospect of a structurally balanced budget and said Ducey's budget moves the state in the "right direction."
Gowan echoed that sentiment.
Saturday, January 17, 2015
They were livid about former governor Brewer's accpetance of the Obamacare increase in Medicaid coverage and the new governor isn't about to reverse that decision:
Posted by Steve J. at 2:11 AM