Arizona could face fines over failures in prison health care
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Arizona could face up to $650,000 in fines for failing to improve health care for prison inmates.
Lawyers for the state filed court papers Feb. 5 listing more than 650 instances during December in which it was unable to comply with terms of a lawsuit settled more than three years ago.
A judge warned the state last October it could be... read more
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