A collection of political news from across the state making headlines today: 

• Steller: On blogs, Huppenthal reveals his inner ugliness azstarnet.com

• Second GOP contender for governor looks set to get public funds azstarnet.com

• Brewer asks court to reject Medicaid expansion challenge azstarnet.com

• Appeals court ruling sides with retired pilots on pensions azstarnet.com

• Lawmakers, business groups urge reversal of Medicaid ruling azcapitoltimes.com (subscription required)

• Chavez misses deadline to appeal azcapitoltimes.com (subscription required)

Contact reporter Joe Ferguson at jferguson@azstarnet.com or 573-4346. Follow him on Twitter @JoeFerguson