Gov. Jan Brewer has vetoed a bill eliminating jail time for people convicted of improperly using legal fireworks primarily because it didn't take into account different regional circumstances and local safety and fire concerns.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer has vetoed a bill that would have imposed new conditions on lawsuits arising from gifts of property between family members.Read More »
The Arizona Senate voted Monday to revive the major provisions of a medical pricing transparency bill that was vetoed by Gov. Jan Brewer just last week.Read More »
This week's most outstanding quips, gibes and utterances from Arizona's political scene.Read More »
Arizona has a new law that allows electronic billboards in the Phoenix area and much of southwestern Arizona but not the rest of the state, including areas where astronomy observatories are located.Read More »
What a gun-crying shame. We’re all less safe with the veto of the well-written no-guns-in- buildings law, incorrectly labeled by the media and rights-deniers as the “guns-in-buildings” law.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer and legislative leaders resumed talks on the budget Thursday, three days after the governor told them to stop sending her bills until they get the state’s spending plan completed.
The meeting seemed to reaffirm the two sides’ commitment to negotiate the state budget within the Republican Party. The meeting came as some GOP lawmakers considered the possibility of joining with Democrats to pass a veto-proof budget.
For the second year in a row, Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a bill that would have allowed people to carry guns in government buildings. HB2729 would have required any government entity in Arizona to allow firearms in public buildings, unless the buildings had adequate security measures to ensure that no one could bring a gun inside.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer has vetoed a bill to expand a year-old school voucher program.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer used a veto of a Tucson development district bill to send a lengthy message to legislators about her budget priorities. Brewer's letter explaining the veto Monday of the Rio Nuevo Multipurpose Facilities District says it is unwise to approve legislation with spending or tax changes before there's agreement on a new state budget.Read More »