A revolt by rank and file lawmakers in the closing hours of the legislative session restored KidsCare, which will provide desperately needed healthcare to an estimated 30,000 children — many of them in Gila County. Senate President Andy Biggs tried to bury the bill without a vote, but a bipartisan group of lawmakers out maneuvered him and revived the bill by attaching an amendment to another law.
Voters should heed the bipartisan support for Proposition 124, which would safeguard the underfunded pension system for police officers and firefighters.
The U.S. Forest Service on Tuesday will hold a crucial public hearing on a plan to thin forests throughout Rim Country as part of the Four Forest Restoration Initiative (4FRI).
Calandra haunts us.
Odds are, you’ve got your ballot.
El Niño proved a false hope.
We’re excited that Payson officials have so quickly moved to support a volunteer effort to boost Rim Country’s economy by creating a network of trails for mountain bikers and others.
Wow. What a century. Kind of eye opening — even for us.
The budget looms.
Revive Main Street.
Senate President Andy Biggs’ decision to not even allow a vote on a plan to provide health care for at least 30,000 low-income children seems mindless and cruel.
Whamo. Biff. Bam.