Two men traveling with stolen passports on a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner were Iranians who had bought tickets to Europe and were probably not terrorists, law enforcement officials said Tuesday.More >>
The missing Boeing 777 jetliner changed course over the sea, crossed Malaysia and reached the Strait of Malacca - hundreds of miles from its last position recorded by civilian authorities, Malaysian military officials said...More >>
Members of the state Legislature will see their pay cut this week as the session passes its 120th day and automatic cuts in their daily per diem payments are triggered.
The kick in the wallet is just another reminder to lawmakers that it's time to go home. Many years they're done with their work by now but a stalemate over Gov. Jan Brewer's proposal to expand Medicaid to an additional 300,000 poor Arizonans has split the Republican majority.
The Legislature cut its work week to three days two weeks ago because they're essentially out of work other than the budget.
Lawmakers earn $24,000 a year and receive daily expense pay of $35 if they're from Maricopa County and $60 otherwise.
That daily rate drops to $10 and $20 on Tuesday.
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