Gov. Brewer defended her decision to appoint Jesse Hernandez as chairman and executive director of the Arizona Board of Executive Clemency, an appointment that has come under fire since his ouster from the position last week.Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer will be the keynote speaker at a Sept. 27 fundraiser for the New Mexico Republican Party.Read More »
Just because the 2013 session and its epic battle over Medicaid expansion are over doesn’t mean Gov. Jan Brewer will have time to rest on her laurels.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer is voicing support for an Arizona congressman's bill to allow states to require citizenship documents from all people registering to vote.Read More »
Conservative LD leaders reprimand GOP lawmakers for pro-Medicaid votes; competitive LD leaders say it’s counterproductive
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.