Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer says she opposes a proposed state sales tax increase. Initiative petitions filed last month would have Arizona voters decide in November on a permanent increase of a penny on the dollar.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer says she's not taking any further steps to have legislators consider election-law changes but that it doesn't mean she likes an initiative measure to dramatically change Arizona's primary system.Read More »
Arizona is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn lower courts' rulings that the state cannot take away state workers' same-sex domestic partner benefits.Read More »
By upholding the federal health care law, the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for states to establish their own health insurance exchanges — web portals where individuals and small businesses can purchase health plans.Read More »
If the feds can’t force Arizona to move forward with the massive Medicaid expansion, it’s a near certainty the Republican-led Legislature won’t do it for them. Though the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the core of President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act, it ruled that the federal government couldn’t force states to expand health care for the poor by threatening to take away other Medicaid funding.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer wants lawmakers to refer a measure to the ballot to correct what she views as the most glaring problem with a proposal to create a “top-two” primary election system in Arizona.
But while many lawmakers have talked for months about referring a competing ballot measure that could potentially sink the Open Elections/Open Government Act in November, Brewer wants to keep the focus of a planned special session narrow.
The treasurer of Gov. Jan Brewer's political-action committee is on probation with a board that licenses accountants and had his registration as a securities salesman revoked in 2009.Read More »
Arizona was forced to pay $98,000 after Gov. Jan Brewer canceled a 2010 conference between governors of U.S. border states and their Mexican counterparts.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer has issued an executive order continuing her regulatory review and moratorium for state agencies. The current rulemaking review and moratorium is set to expire on Saturday, which is the end of the fiscal year.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer and the head of Arizona’s economic development program are scheduled to participate in a corporate groundbreaking ceremony. Clear Energy Systems is breaking ground today for its new corporate facility in Tempe. Besides Brewer, participants include Arizona Commerce ...Read More »