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The New (G.O.P.) Math

Republican leaders and Gov. Doug Ducey agreed to a $9.1 billion budget that would make severe cuts to the state's Medicaid spending, triggering even larger cuts from federal programs that offer matching funds. The state is poised to cut $127 million from its budget over the coming two years, which would mean the loss of another $508 million in funds from the federal government for AHCCCS.

Roberto De Vido writes cartoons and comics about politics, sports (and life) from a small fishing and farming village an hour southwest of Tokyo.

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“This budget reflects our values as Arizonans ... and we’re asking some folks to tighten their belt.”

— Gov. Doug Ducey


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