Pima County could end up spending another $1.5 million to $2.5
million on Superior Court judges' salaries, and jurors could lose
their $12 daily stipend, if the state's judicial branch has to cut
another 15 percent from its budget.
WASHINGTON — Hours after a personal encounter with the grim cost
of war, President Obama said Thursday the sight of 18 flag-covered
cases holding the remains of Americans killed this week in
Afghanistan can't help but influence his thinking about sending
more troops overseas.
WASHINGTON — Cheered by President Obama, House Democrats rolled
out landmark legislation Thursday to extend health care to tens of
millions who lack coverage, impose sweeping new restrictions on the
insurance industry and create a government-run option to compete
with private insurers.