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GOP opposition to Obamacare baffles Dr. Sullivan

Former Department of Health and Human Services secretary, Louis Sullivan, says the Affordable Care Act resembles a plan crafted by Republicans in the early 1990s.... Read more»

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Commentary

New Fed study says health reform can reduce financial stress

Study of Massachusetts health law cited personal bankruptcy reduction, fewer delinquencies, improved credit scores... Read more»

John C. Scott

J.C. Scott: Deadline to mail ballots today

Interviews with: City Council candidate Ben Buehler-Garcia, state Sen. Steve Farley (D-LD9), Tucson Weekly Editor Dan Gibson, RNC Committeeman Bruce Ash, Middle East expert Prof. Stephen Zunes.... Read more»

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J.C. Scott: Kirkpatrick on business backing for immigration reform

Interviews with U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, Arizona Chamber of Commerce CEO Glenn Hamer, Tucson Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce President Lea Marquez Peterson, Vail School District Superintendent Calvin Baker, and Washington D.C. commentator Jimmy Zuma.... Read more»

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J.C. Scott: McCain pondering another Senate run

Interviews with former Pima County Democratic Party Chairman Jeff Rogers, Arizona Capitol Times Editor Jim Small, U.S. Sen. John McCain and Attorney General Tom Horne.... Read more»

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J.C. Scott: HHS Regional Director Herb Schultz interviewed

U.S. Rep. Ron Barber, City Council candidate Ben Buehler-Garcia, developer Richard Studwell, Health and Human Services Regional Director Herb Schultz, Pima County Recorder F. Ann Rodriguez, Arizona Capitol Times writer Hank Stephenson.... Read more»

Feeling political heat, some 'navigators' are declining funds to help with health care rollout

Republicans say scrutiny enhances consumer protections; Obama administration claims intimidation.... Read more»

Census: Almost 1 in 5 Arizonans lacked health insurance in 2011

About one Arizonan in five lacked health insurance in 2011, and the number rose to almost one in four in some counties, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. Statewide, 19.6 percent of people under age 65 were uninsured.... Read more»

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J.C. Scott: House Speaker Tobin calls for firefighter benefits

Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne, Republican Arizona House Speaker Andy Tobin, Sunnyside Governing Board member Buck Crouch, talk show host Emil Franzi, Ward 2 Tucson City Councilman Paul Cunningham.... Read more»

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J.C. Scott: The changing face of journalism

Arizona Democratic gubernatorial candidate Fred DuVal, TucsonSentinel.com's Dylan Smith, KVOI talk show hosts Emil Franzi and Joe Dreyfuss, Arizona Capitol Times Editor Jim Small.... Read more»

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J.C. Scott: Pima County looking for input on bond projects

Arizona Capitol Times Editor Jim Small, Ward 6 Tucson City Councilman Steve Kozachik, executive assistant to the Pima County administrator Nicole Fyffe, Tucson Padres GM Mike Feder, and Washington commentator Jimmy Zuma.... Read more»

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J.C. Scott: The future of rail between Tucson and Phoenix

Developer Richard Studwell, Arizona Education Association President Andrew Morrill, state Sen. Steve Farley, talk show host Emil Franzi, and Pima County Democratic Party Chairman Don Jorgensen... Read more»

Experts to diagnose health care reform effects on you

Want to know more about how health care reform will affect you? Find out about the Affordable Care Act from local experts at a forum hosted by U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva at El Rio Neighborhood Center on Wednesday. ... Read more»

Guest opinion

Barber: Congress needs to get to work, stop political games

The Affordable Care Act needs serious improvements, and Congress should come together to find bipartisan fixes to improve this law. Rather than focus on real solutions to the problems embedded in this law, leadership in Washington has wasted many days – and millions of your dollars – trying to repeal the law rather than make the necessary changes.... Read more»5

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J.C. Scott: Tucson City Council approves budget

Former state Sen. Frank Antenori, plus Jesse Lugo, Ward 2 Councilman Paul Cunningham, state Rep. Ethan Orr (R-LD9), financial advisor Shelly Fishman, and Ward 6 Councilman Steve Kozachik... Read more»

GOP fears about IRS’ access to medical records disputed

Listening to recent statements from some congressional Republicans, you might think that the 2010 health law allows the Internal Revenue Service to have access to your medical records.... Read more»

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