Gov. Jan Brewer today announced her plans for simplifying Arizona’s complicated sales tax system, which followed recommendations from a task force on eliminating the multiple jurisdictions and layers of bureaucracy that businesses face in paying transaction privilege taxes.Read More »
A lawyer who has worked for the Arizona Attorney General's Office since 1991 has been appointed to the Arizona Court of Appeals.Read More »
Today I urge our Legislature to expand Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) coverage for the working poor. There is no backup plan. This is it. It is neither a left issue nor a right issue. It is an Arizona issue.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer asked the Arizona Board of Regents to support her controversial AHCCCS expansion plan, arguing that it would free up general fund money for higher education.
The regents, the majority of whom are Brewer appointees, quickly granted her request, passing a resolution in support of both her overall budget plan and her proposal to increase Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
Gov. Jan Brewer signed a bill to give the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission an additional $500,000 to continue its ongoing legal battles.Read More »
For the most part, Arizona lawmakers appear to have stepped back from the trenches of the states’ rights issue after years of incessant fighting with the federal government.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer traveled in style to Super Bowl XLVII over the weekend with an all-star cast that included a prominent Arizona entrepreneur and philanthropist, an All-Pro football star and an Academy Award nominee.Read More »
This week's most outstanding quips, gibes and utterances from Arizona's political arena.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer has hired a longtime Phoenix area journalist and public relations professional to work as her speechwriter and public communications writer.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer signed an emergency appropriations bill today that provides $4.4 million for Child Protective Services to hire new staff, and lawmakers sent another bill to her desk to continue funding the Independent Redistricting Commission as it heads to trial in federal court.Read More »