Gov. Jan Brewer will be a featured speaker at a national Republican women’s event that will include several presidential candidates and members of Congress.Read More »
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A committee seeking to force a recall election for Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has filed signature petitions, but they reportedly fall far short of the number needed.Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has vetoed a bill to expand the state's tax credit programs for donations for private school scholarships.Read More »
‘You can imagine how much pot has to be smoked for us to get $10 million in (sales taxes).” — Sen. Andy Biggs, on estimates medical marijuana sales taxes would bring in $10 million in fiscal year 2012.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer has been named in a federal lawsuit over a proclamation she signed in support of an Arizona Day of Prayer.Read More »
The Arizona Legislature is asking a federal judge to let it become a party in the federal government's challenge to Arizona's controversial immigration enforcement law.Read More »
Calling it the most important legislation Arizona has taken up in generations, Gov. Jan Brewer on Monday unveiled the details of the long-awaited Arizona Competitiveness Package, a raft of tax cuts and incentives that she said will boost job growth and make Arizona a haven for businesses.Read More »
The retirement of U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl will likely set off a chain reaction, as Republicans and Democrats position themselves to run for the open seat.
Most political observers believe U.S. Rep. Jeff Flake, a Republican from Mesa, will soon announce he is running to replace Kyl. Other potential GOP candidates include U.S. Rep. Trent Franks, former U.S. Rep. John Shadegg and the entire slate of Republican statewide officeholders.
On Jan. 21, the Arizona Department of Mines and Mineral Resources shut down operations when it ran out of money. However, the mines department’s governing board transferred custody of the department’s files and physical resources to the Arizona Geological Survey for one year, or until the Legislature takes further action, such as approving Gov. Jan Brewer’s proposal to consolidate the two agencies.Read More »
Despite Gov. Jan Brewer’s insistence to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius that Arizona had followed every single one of her suggestions for cutting Medicaid costs, AHCCCS still provides several optional services that could be eliminated without running afoul of federal law.Read More »