Gov. Jan Brewer's vetoes of a half-dozen bills sponsored by fellow Republicans are raising eyebrows, with some conservatives questioning whether she is still one of them.Read More »
Few measures beg for a gubernatorial veto more than this one.
Perhaps the only question left is – will the Legislature counter a veto with an override?
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has vetoed a bill to allow guns to be carried on public rights of way on public university and community college campuses.Read More »
The Senate beat the sine die clock on Monday to pass legislation that contains major changes to the state’s pension systems.
The measure, which backers said would head off a collapse of the public pension programs, advanced on a party-line vote, 21-9.
Gov. Jan Brewer said it wasn’t easy being one of the few women in a state Legislature dominated by men back in the early 1980s. And Brewer attributed women’s progress in leadership roles to the work of pioneers such as Rose Mofford, Arizona’s first woman governor, who broke the glass ceilings.Read More »
Citing the possibility of unintended consequences, Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a bill that would have protected people from losing their professional licenses over their religious beliefs.Read More »
U.S. Justice Department lawyers face a Thursday deadline for filing an answer to Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's lawsuit that accuses the federal government of failing to control the state's border with Mexico and enforce immigration laws.Read More »
If a federal government shutdown closes Grand Canyon National Park, Gov. Jan Brewer won’t follow the playbook of her predecessor, who vowed keep the park open with state resources – and National Guard troops – if necessary.Read More »
Calling it a milestone on Arizona’s road to recovery, Gov. Jan Brewer signed a fiscal year 2012 budget that she said made painful – but necessary – cuts that would protect the state’s fiscal health for years to come.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer said she will convene a panel that will help the Fiesta Bowl repair the damage done by a report alleging illegal and unethical conduct by Arizona’s marquee college football bowl game.Read More »