2:39 p.m. - Special session SB1001 passes 9 - 4. Biggs announces vote and adjourns meeting in same breath.
2:38 p.m. - Biggs wonders if state will have to "emasculate" education to fund AHCCCS.
2:36 p.m. - Allen votes yes. Biggs says bill generates needed "discussion". Says that lawsuits will follow.
2:35 p.m. - Sylvia Allen says that they should be allowed to reform all programs to balance budget.
2:34 p.m. - Sinema votes no.
2:30 p.m. - Sinema points out that even a federal waiver won't override Prop 204, which expanded AHCCCS eligibility to 100% of the federal property level.
2:29 p.m. - Biggs hurrying Schapira. Schapira votes no.
2:26 - Schapira - Preventative care is better and cheaper than treatment, and this will increase indigent treatment costs, possibly more than is saved.
2:24 p.m. - Schapira call this a "poor policy" with likely negative business and economic impacts on the state.
2:23 - Aboud (D) voting no. Calls out Republicans for protecting wealthy and corps while targeting poor.. Calls bill a "half-hearted" publicity stunt.
2:21 p.m. - Rs all voting yes. What a shock.
2:18 p.m. - Sen. Andy Biggs gavelled meeting into session. Democrats walking in as voting starts.