Long before lawmakers took a vote on Medicaid expansion, Republican precinct committeemen across the state issued a warning to GOP legislators: If you vote for expansion, we will do everything we can to take you out in the next primary election.Read More »
House Minority Leader Chad Campbell has yet to announce whether he’ll enter the 2014 race for governor, but a poll conducted by a Virginia-based firm shows he’d be an early favorite against Fred DuVal in the Democratic primary if he makes a run.Read More »
After two and a half eventful years on the Ninth Floor, communications director Matthew Benson is leaving Gov. Jan Brewer’s administration.Read More »
Joseph Cuffari is joining Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's staff as a policy adviser for public safety. The move was announced Monday by Brewer.Read More »
The special session on the budget and Medicaid expansion was the product of a five-month battle that took more twists and turns than a rattlesnake on a blistering sidewalk.Read More »
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 »
Gov. Jan Brewer has signed an order declaring a state of emergency in Yavapai County due to a wildfire that overtook a firefighting crew and killed 19 people.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer is set to act on the three remaining bills from the 2013 Arizona Legislature's session.Read More »
The superintendent of a three-school district about 50 miles west of Phoenix says teacher layoffs and larger class sizes are likely now that Gov. Jan Brewer has vetoed a bill that extended the time it has to pay back overspending by six years.Read More »