Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed into law Thursday a Republican-backed measure that wildly increases campaign finance limits and undermines the state's public campaign funding program enacted by voters to limit money in politics.Read More »
Figuring out how to avoid Gov. Jan Brewer’s veto pen is a guessing game that leaves even some of the most seasoned veterans at the Capitol perplexed.
Many lawmakers and lobbyists say there are no hard and fast guidelines for avoiding a veto from a governor who vetoed 91 bills in her first four legislative sessions.
Republican primary voters in six GOP-controlled legislative districts largely oppose Medicaid expansion and are likely to vote against any lawmaker who supports it, according to a poll from Colorado-based Magellan Strategies.Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is bringing her Medicaid expansion charm offensive back to the Capitol as her staff continues to negotiate with legislative leaders who hold the key to bringing the proposal to a vote.Read More »
The Arizona Students' Association is scaling back as it faces the impact of recently signed legislation but says it will continue to advocate on behalf of university students.Read More »
Limits on how the AHCCCS director would be able to use the unprecedented power provided under Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicaid expansion plan have eased some worries, but not all.Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed a bill designed to force judges to hold initial child custody hearings faster, generally within 60 days.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer has signed a bill into law that requires schools to get parents' permission before putting unruly students in "isolation rooms."Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed into law Wednesday another ban on synthetic marijuana, touting it as a new tool for law enforcement officials struggling to go after the evolving chemical configurations that make up synthetic drugs.Read More »
The director of the Arizona Department of Veterans Services resigned after a former lawmaker he tried to hire against the governor’s wishes made comments to a Tucson newspaper about how women would deal with menstruation in combat.Read More »