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2014-02-24 20:26:10

Legislation called frivolous, unnecessary and fiscally perilous PHOENIX, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a letter sent today to Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed by over 80 members of the business community including other trade associations, the Arizona Technology Council urged the veto of SB 1062. If passed, the law would allow business owners to cite their religious beliefs in refusing to provide service to certain people. It is the Council's belief that this is discriminatory and would...

2013-04-14 23:02:32

After Failed Attempts to Set Up a State Marketplace, Arizona to Default to Federal Health Insurance Marketplace Park City, Utah (PRWEB) April 14, 2013 Today, Zane Benefits, Inc. published new information on Arizona´s Health Insurance Exchange. Zane Benefits, which provides comprehensive and flexible alternatives to traditional employer sponsored health benefits, is the leader in defined contribution and health reimbursement arrangements. According to Zane Benefits´ website,...

2012-05-06 07:25:35

On Friday, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed into law a bill that will prohibit Planned Parenthood from receiving tax money from the state, as well as from any city or county within its borders. The legislation is known as HB 2800 or the "Whole Woman's Health Funding Priority Act", and according to Dalina Castellanos of the Los Angeles Times, it "tightens existing state regulations and prevents any government entity -- city, county or state -- from giving money to an organization that...

2011-08-04 07:15:00

PHOENIX, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Altitude Organic Corporation (ERBB:OTCPink), a leading national, publicly-traded medical marijuana company, would like to update shareholders on the status of Arizona Governor Jan Brewer's lawsuit against the federal government regarding the legality of the state medical marijuana law. Deputy US attorney Scott Risner filed legal papers in US District Court on Monday August 1st asking judge Susan Bolton to throw out the case saying, "there is no legal...

2011-03-31 06:00:00

Arizona will become the first state in the country to outlaw abortions performed on the foundation of race or sex of the fetus, in a move that follows anti-abortion groups that are trying reverse gains made by political conservatives during the November elections, reports Reuters. Under the new statute, signed into law by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer on Tuesday, medical professionals could face felony charges if they are found performing abortions for the purposes of helping parents select...

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Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'