Gov. Jan Brewer filled in the blanks from her State of the State address with an ambitious policy agenda heavy on restructuring the state’s tax system, changing the way public schools are funded, revamping the personnel system for state employees and throwing down the gauntlet over federal environmental and land management policies.Read More »
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Timing is everything, and for Arizona that may not be a good thing.
CNN today announced that it would reschedule Arizona’s Republican presidential primary debate to Feb. 22, just six days before the state’s presidential preference election. The debate, which will be held at the Mesa Arts Center, was originally scheduled for Nov. 30.
The Arizona Supreme Court has rejected Colleen Mathis’ request to block her removal as Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission chair while the appeal of her ouster works its way through the court system.
Mathis can continue to appeal her decision, but will do so as the former IRC chairwoman, the court ruled on Tuesday.
Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission Chairwoman Colleen Mathis responded Monday for the first time about allegations that she violated open meeting laws, acknowledging that she spoke with two Republican commissioners about a mapping consultant but denying that the conversations were illegal or improper.Read More »
Federal Judge Susan Bolton dealt Arizona another blow today in its legal fight over SB1070 by dismissing a counter suit the state filed against the U.S. government.Read More »
After nearly a week of meetings in China, Gov. Jan Brewer said she’s very encouraged that the trade mission will reap great rewards for Arizona.Read More »
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 »
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 »