The rage and indignation that many GOP lawmakers directed at Gov. Jan Brewer at the end of the legislative session may be nothing but a bad memory when the Legislature reconvenes next year.Read More »
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The bill moratorium that rankled lawmakers as Gov. Jan Brewer started applying pressure to pass her Medicaid expansion plan helped push her to a near-record number of vetoes in 2013.
Brewer vetoed 26 bills this year, the second highest total of her career, behind the 29 she rejected in 2011.
When the Republican-dominated Legislature stood firm against Gov. Jan Brewer this year, she pushed back like never before.Read More »
There’s plenty for a broad array of opponents to hate in an omnibus election bill passed at the end of the session, and a diverse coalition is now banding together for a probable citizen referendum drive against HB2305.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer acted on the last three remaining bills of the 2013 legislative session, including a veto of one of House Speaker Andy Tobin’s top priorities.Read More »
Democrats and Latino activists are concerned that Tuesday’s U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling lifting the requirement that Arizona and other states get federal approval for election and voting law changes may have ended their best chance of stopping a newly passed omnibus election law.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer signed her sales tax reform bill, bringing closure to an issue that has lingered since the governor’s days in the Legislature nearly two decades ago.Read More »
The push to refer Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicaid expansion plan to the ballot began in earnest as opponents of the bill rallied at the Capitol before fanning out across the Valley to collect signatures.Read More »
A provision in the recently passed budget throws a lifeline to Snowflake by authorizing the Arizona Commerce Authority to issue a $2 million loan to help the town prevent a critical railway spur from being sold for scrap metal.Read More »
The protracted fight for Medicaid expansion likely won’t end with Gov. Jan Brewer’s signing of the historic legislation.Read More »