Ratcheting up her long-running feud with President Barack Obama over illegal immigration and border issues, Gov. Jan Brewer lambasted the president over an announcement that he would effectively put deportations for about 300,000 illegal immigrants on hold.Read More »
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge upheld a partial enrollment freeze for the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, rejecting a liberal advocacy group’s claims that the cuts violated a voter mandate.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer has a Wednesday deadline to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that put the most controversial parts of Arizona's immigration enforcement law on hold.Read More »
The Commission on Privatization and Efficiency released its long-awaited report, nearly eight months after it was originally scheduled for completion.Read More »
The Commission on Privatization and Efficiency (COPE) will deliver its long-awaited final report to Gov. Jan Brewer on Thursday, nearly eight months after it original deadline.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer’s deputy policy director left for the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, setting off a round of staff changes on the Ninth Floor.Read More »
Citing the Arizona Constitution, a 2000 ballot measure and even a dictionary definition of the word “available,” attorneys for Gov. Jan Brewer have asked the Arizona Supreme Court to reject a lawsuit filed by a liberal advocacy group against an upcoming Medicaid enrollment freeze.Read More »
A veteran Republican politician and state government official is joining Gov. Jan Brewer's administration as the state's new top tax collector.Read More »
In his first real test in his new role, House Speaker Andy Tobin found himself battling Gov. Jan Brewer.
Six weeks after being chosen by his caucus, Tobin and Brewer squared off over an extension of unemployment insurance: Brewer wanted to extend the benefits by 20 weeks and make some limited reforms, while Tobin publicly challenged her to expand the special session to include corporate tax cuts and incentives aimed at stimulating job creation.
After back-to-back legislative sessions in which Gov. Jan Brewer and GOP lawmakers appeared to put their differences behind them, work as a team and strive for a common agenda, the failed special session on unemployment benefits threatens to poison a relationship that has already seen its share of discord.Read More »