Post Tagged with: "Arizona"

Arizona Medicaid Cuts Slice Into Vanguard Earnings

Arizona Medicaid Cuts Slice Into Vanguard Earnings

January 31, 2013 at 2:36 pm

Vanguard owns hospitals nationwide. In Arizona, it administers one of the health plans available to Medicaid recipients. But since 2011, state lawmakers have cut the program by more than half a billion
dollars, which means health care providers are getting paid less to treat Medicaid patients.

Arizona-styled Immigration Bill Punted to Next Year

May 17, 2011 at 6:50 pm

A proposed state law calling for local police to deal with illegal immigrants has been put off until next year by its Senate sponsor.

Bredesen Calls Lawmakers’ Trip to Discuss Immigration in Arizona ‘Grandstanding’

July 20, 2010 at 5:27 pm

Several Tennessee lawmakers will take a trip later this month to visit peers in Arizona, in hopes of emulating that state’s controversial new immigration law. But Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen says immigration suffers when it’s used as a quote “political football.”

Bredesen Hopes White House Listens on Immigration

July 13, 2010 at 4:33 pm

Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen says he hopes the White House is listening to his comments on immigration. He was part of a New York Times front-page story this week for pushing back against the Obama Administration’s agenda.

Senate Debates Citizenship Enforcement after House Passes Resolution Praising AZ

May 24, 2010 at 11:17 pm

Hours after the state House passed a resolution praising Arizona for its treatment of illegal aliens, the state Senate crafted a bill Monday night to require sheriffs to check the citizenship of the people they put in jail.