Janet Napolitano

Jun 17, 2014

Brewer: Arizona should consider anti-discrimination laws for gays

Gov. Jan Brewer said it may be time to consider extending the state’s civil rights laws to gays.

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (Photo by Ryan Cook/RJ Cook Photography)
Mar 12, 2014

Brewer announces political retirement, won’t seek 3rd term

Gov. Jan Brewer, who developed an international reputation for her vociferous attacks on illegal immigration, is ending her career as an elected politician at the end of the year. But she’s not retiring from politics.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, front, waves as she arrives at the podium in front of Arizona Speaker of The House Andy Tobin, right, R-Dewey, and Arizona Senate President Andy Biggs, R-Gilbert, prior to her State of the State address in the Arizona House of Representatives at the Arizona Capitol Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, in Phoenix. The Republican governor used her annual State of the State address to focus on overhauling a troubled child welfare agency, boosting the economy and changing the way schools are funded. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Jan 27, 2014

Experts: Brewer has as much power as ever during final year as governor

This may be Gov. Jan Brewer’s last legislative session on the Ninth Floor, but denizens of the Capitol expect it to be a year like any other for her.

Jan 12, 2014

Brewer to set goals in State of the State address

Gov. Jan Brewer will lay out her Legislative goals for the coming year on Monday when she delivers what is likely her final State of the State address.

Oct 28, 2013

With Napolitano out, Arizonans are wary of new Homeland Security chief

When former Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano stepped down as the Department of Homeland Security secretary in August, the reaction from policymakers along Arizona’s border with Mexico was mixed.

Oct 18, 2013

Federal budget deal includes wildfire funds, border guarantees

Tucked inside the bill that reopened the federal government late Wednesday night was language guaranteeing that border-security measures, specifically radar surveillance blimps, would continue to be funded into 2014.

Aug 9, 2013

Obama’s impact

Arizonans find lots to criticize amidst a few glimmers of praise

A huge rise in deportations. Regulatory overreach. Borderlands decimated by off-road vehicles. Operation Fast and Furious. More than four years after Barack Obama became president, liberals and conservatives alike have lots to criticize about what has happened in Arizona during his presidency.

Aug 2, 2013

Hot topic

State climatologist takes conciliatory stance on global warming

At a rally to raise awareness of climate change, Nancy Selover demonstrated the delicate balance she has to strike as both a political appointee and a scientist.

Jul 19, 2013

Napolitano’s years at Homeland Security pay dividends for ‘Arizona Mafia’

Being part of the massive entourage that Janet Napolitano brought with her from Arizona to the Beltway has been a great career move for some of her loyalists.

Jul 18, 2013

Napolitano approved as Calif. university president

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano was approved Thursday as the first female president of the 10-campus University of California system and is expected to begin the job in September.

In this April 18, 2013 file photo, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano testifies before the House Homeland Security Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The University of California's governing board is scheduled to vote on the selection of Napolitano as the system's first female president, but her selection is being criticized by students upset about federal immigration policy and professors concerned about her lack of experience in academia. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Jul 18, 2013

Napolitano making debut before university board

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano was scheduled to be formally introduced Thursday to the 26 people who are expected to become her new bosses ai??i?? members of the University of California's governing board.

Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne attends the official election canvass approval signing at the Historic Senate Chambers at the Capitol, Monday Dec. 3, 2012, in Phoenix. Horne is being investigated by the State Bar over allegations stemming from an investigation into alleged campaign finance violations. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
May 22, 2013

Horne: Border security should be decided by panel

Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne says a federal immigration reform bill should not allow the Department of Homeland Security to pronounce the U.S.-Mexico border secure.