Hoping to douse a political firestorm that has sprung up in some conservative circles, Gov. Jan Brewer ordered state employees Friday to begin calling the state’s learning standards by a different name.Read More »
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Gov. Jan Brewer touted a year-ending budget surplus that’s about $200 million more than was expected, which the governor attributed to the improving economy and her “sound fiscal leadership.”
In a press statement on Monday, Brewer said the state had an estimated cash balance of about $895 million at the end of fiscal year 2013. The budget approved by lawmakers and Brewer in June estimated a surplus of about $694 million.
The Arizona Supreme Court says a new state law changing the nominating process for appeals court judges is unconstitutional.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer is following through on her promise to help out the Republican lawmakers who stood with her in the fight for Medicaid expansion.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer is asking the Federal Emergency Management Administration to reconsider its denial of disaster aid for the Yarnell Hill fire, saying new information proves that it’s needed and that the deadly-but-relatively-small blaze was destructive enough to warrant federal assistance.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer doesn’t expect to be the only governor seeking to woo Indian businesses, but hopes that getting an early jump on the competition will help.Read More »
The pregnant widow of one of the firefighters killed while fighting a wildfire near Yarnell is asking Gov. Jan Brewer to call a special session of the Legislature to address benefits for the men's families.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer is back on the fundraising trail for out-of-state Republicans, reprising the role of national GOP star she’s held since vaulting to prominence in 2010.Read More »
Gilbert or Ganado — New senator faces challenge over residency
Mere hours after he was sworn into the Arizona Senate, Democrat Carlyle Begay faced a challenge to his seat on the grounds that he doesn’t live in the district he was appointed to represent.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer will ask President Barack Obama about the status of her disaster declaration request for the Yarnell Hill fire when the two meet at Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix Tuesday.Read More »