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May 26, 2023

Hobbs’ top aide resigns, Campbell floated as potential chief of staff 

Gov. Katie Hobbs’ chief of staff Allie Bones resigned on Thursday, the highest-profile departure from a gubernatorial administration that’s already seen some turnover in key positions.

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Jan 4, 2023

Interview: Public education and housing issues top Hobbs’ priorities for first session 

The 2023 legislative session is set to start next week and will usher in a new era of divided government, with the governor's office occupied by Democratic Gov. Katie Hobbs and the legislative chambers both controlled by Republican majorities. Hobbs sat down with the Arizona Capitol Times on Wednesday to talk about her goals for the upcoming session.

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Dec 12, 2022

Hobbs taps more Secretary of State staff for governor’s office 

Several more top staffers from the Secretary of State’s Office will follow Secretary of State and Gov.-elect Katie Hobbs to the executive tower next year. 

Jan 8, 2021

Covid, unrest affect look, feel of legislative session

The 2021 legislative session will begin January 11 in an exceedingly unusual fashion, with sharp limits on public access and increased security left over from post-election unrest.

Sep 11, 2013

Election law opponents claim 146,000 signatures, say they will force referendum

The Protect Your Right to Vote committee today announced they had collected more than 146,000 signatures in their quest to refer the election reform bill, HB2305, to the ballot.

Jun 25, 2012

Brewer declares victory in spite of mixed ruling

Gov. Jan Brewer declared victory today following the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on SB1070, despite the high court’s decision to scrap three key provisions of the law.

Jan 13, 2012

Brewer to release proposal for new Arizona budget

Gov. Jan Brewer on Friday releases her new budget proposal, one expected to largely hold the line on most state spending after several years of cuts.

Jan 12, 2012

Democrat faults Brewer’s repurchase proposal

A Democrat legislator says Republican Gov. Jan Brewer's proposal to repurchase three high-profile state buildings that the state sold to help close budget shortfalls is misguided.

Jan 12, 2012

Brewer says repurchasing buildings saves millions

Gov. Jan Brewer's office says the state can avoid paying millions of dollars of interest costs through early repurchases of three high-profile state buildings sold to help close budget shortfalls.

Jan 9, 2012

Brewer wants Arizona to repurchase state buildings

Gov. Jan Brewer said Monday that Arizona should celebrate the its approaching Feb. 14 centennial and the state's improving finances by buying back several high-profile state buildings that were sold to close earlier budget shortfalls.

Nov 28, 2011

Lawmakers consider buying back state buildings as cash flow improves

Now that Arizona’s fiscal picture is rosier, with projected surpluses instead of staggering deficits, lawmakers are looking at undoing one of the state’s more embarrassing budget gimmicks.

Feb 18, 2011

Intel’s timing allows Brewer to boast

Logic says it is too early to claim that the Arizona Competitiveness Package is already bringing jobs to the state, but that didn’t stop Gov. Jan Brewer from taking advantage of a technology giant’s fortuitous timing.