Now that the economy is recovering, universities and state agencies are seeking budget increases and have asked Gov. Jan Brewer to fight for at least $500 million in new spending.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer appointed Vanessa Hickman as the Arizona State Land Department’s new commissioner.Read More »
If Gov. Jan Brewer pushes for a state-run health insurance exchange or Medicaid expansion next session, there is little doubt that she’ll need more than just Republican votes.Read More »
Page Gonzales, Gov. Jan Brewer’s director of policy, is departing the Ninth Floor to become newly elected Maricopa County Supervisor Steve Chucri’s chief of staff.Read More »
After nearly four years on the Ninth Floor, Eileen Klein is stepping down as Gov. Jan Brewer’s chief of staff, and as most Capitol observers expected, top aide Scott Smith is stepping in to take the reins.
The Governor’s Office on Monday announced that Klein had accepted a job as Arizona Board of Regents president. ABOR voted on Oct. 10 to offer Klein the position, which is being vacated by outgoing president Tom Anderes.
Judge Ann Scott Timmer’s advice to her disappointed daughters after her third failed attempt at landing a spot on the Supreme Court was that the only way to avoid disappointment was to not take risks.Read More »
It looks like Gov. Jan Brewer will be in the market for a new chief of staff
The Arizona Board of Regents today voted unanimously to offer its presidency to Eileen Klein, who has served as Brewer’s chief of staff since 2009. The board spent about 30 minutes in executive session before moving into open session, where the regents quickly moved to make the offer to Klein.
Gov. Jan Brewer is preparing to implement the state’s health care exchange – though she hasn’t officially decided whether or not the state should run the exchange, and hopes it won’t be necessary at all after the November election.Read More »
Former regent and longtime Arizona politico Fred DuVal hasn’t announced yet whether he’ll run for governor in 2014, but if takes the plunge, there’s a website waiting for him.Read More »
The 2012 election isn’t even done yet, but a lot of buzz is being generated around the next governor’s race.Read More »