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Medicaid Expansion

Brewer political fund continues to grow

Brewer political fund continues to grow

She has $635,000 ready to benefit 'good Republicans.'

July 02, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…

Brewer asks court to reject Medicaid expansion challenge

Gov. Jan Brewer wants to block a bid by lawmakers who oppose it.

June 25, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Brewer asks state high court to block suit over Medicaid expansion

Brewer asks state high court to block suit over Medicaid expansion

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer asked the state Supreme Court Wednesday to kill a bid by foes of Medicaid expansion to challenge the law.

May 15, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Appeals court says lawmakers can sue to block Medicaid funding plan

PHOENIX — In a major victory for the legislative minority, the state Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that lawmakers on the losing end of last year’s Medicaid expansion have a constitutional right to challenge the law and the levy it imposes.

April 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Governor vetoes measure aimed at limiting eligibility for AHCCCS

PHOENIX — Arizona won’t be asking the federal government to let it drop some people from the state’s Medicaid program.

April 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Republican lawmakers want limits on Medicaid

PHOENIX — Unable to block expansion of Medicaid in Arizona, Republican legislators are now seeking to impose new restrictions on who can get care, and for how long.

February 07, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Brewer PAC raising cash for lawmakers who backed Medicaid expansion

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer is out raising money to make good on her promise to protect Republicans who supported her controversial Medicaid-expansion plan.

February 06, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson Republican wants to repeal AHCCCS expansion

PHOENIX — Even as he conceded his plan is likely doomed, a Southern Arizona lawmaker is leading a move to repeal last year’s expansion of the state Medicaid program.

January 18, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Brewer asks court to dismiss AHCCCS expansion challenge

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer asked a judge on Wednesday to throw out a legal challenge to Medicaid expansion, which she said was filed by “disgruntled legislators” who were not able to kill it any other way.

October 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Republican lawmakers sue to void AHCCCS expansion

PHOENIX — After losing on the floor of Legislature, 36 Republican lawmakers are now asking a judge to invalidate the Medicaid expansion plan they couldn’t block politically.

September 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Anti-AHCCCS expansion petitions fail. Issue headed to court

PHOENIX — The fate of a law to expand Medicaid in Arizona is now expected to be resolved by the courts, not the ballot box.

September 12, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona's Medicaid-expansion clash generates dueling petitions

PHOENIX - Supporters of Medicaid expansion have spent more than $150,000 in a bid to block a referendum that would delay, and possibly kill, the plan lawmakers approved this year.

July 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Push starts for vote on Medicaid

PHOENIX - Foes of Gov. Jan Brewer's Medicaid expansion were already moving to undo at the ballot box and in court what they could not block at the Legislature - even before Brewer has a chance to sign it into law.

June 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Health officials celebrate Medicaid vote

While they were buoyed by the bipartisan passage of Medicaid expansion in Arizona Thursday, Tucson medical leaders say achieving better community health will still require work.

June 14, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…
Speaker ends his fight over Medicaid

Speaker ends his fight over Medicaid

PHOENIX - House Speaker Andy Tobin gave up his bid to block the Medicaid expansion plan by Gov. Jan Brewer, conceding he lacks the votes.

June 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Speaker ends his fight over Medicaid

Speaker ends his fight over Medicaid

Andy Tobin

June 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

2 want Medicaid issue up to voters

PHOENIX - Two former Republican state senators are maneuvering to give voters the last word on whether Arizona expands its Medicaid program, even as the governor seeks to short-circuit their efforts.

May 29, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Gov. Brewer upholds threat to veto all bills until budget, Medicaid expansion pass

PHOENIX - Refusing to blink, Gov. Jan Brewer late Thursday vetoed five bills sent to her this week by Senate President Andy Biggs, who sent them to her despite her threat she would do just that.

May 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Brewer ready to block other bills to keep up pressure over Medicaid

PHOENIX - Saying the Senate vote to expand Medicaid is not enough, Gov. Jan Brewer won't rescind her vow to veto other legislation until lawmakers make more progress on her plan.

May 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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