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Gov. Jan Brewer

Good childcare is part of child safety

Arizona lawmakers will convene Tuesday afternoon for a special legislative session with the task of doing what the body has effectively failed to do: Protect and care for neglected and abused children.

May 25, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Clean slate on child welfare: Let's get it right

Arizona lawmakers will convene Tuesday afternoon for a special legislative session with the task of doing what the body has effectively failed to do: protect and care for neglected and abused children.

May 25, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Brewer signs Armageddon survival bill into law

PHOENIX — Arizonans will soon learn what they need to do to survive electromagnetic Armageddon — assuming they survive the blast that causes it in the first place.

April 26, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona Gov. Brewer signs Armageddon survival bill

PHOENIX — Arizonans will soon learn what they need to do to survive electromagnetic Armageddon.

April 25, 2014 12:32 pmLoading…

More judgeship candidates OK, Arizona Supreme Court told

PHOENIX - State lawmakers are free to require that a governor get more choices to fill judicial vacancies, the Attorney General's Office argued Wednesday.

August 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Governor touts new offices for State Farm

Governor touts new offices for State Farm

Jan Brewer

August 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Governor touts new offices for State Farm

Governor touts new offices for State Farm

PHOENIX - Gov. Jan Brewer is touting a new facility for a major insurance company as proof her policies are working to boost the state economy, even though it appears most of the jobs being created require only a high school education.

August 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

New AZ law limits how cities can collect sales-tax revenues

PHOENIX - Saying it makes Arizona a friendlier place to do business, Gov. Jan Brewer signed a major overhaul Tuesday of how the state and cities collect sales taxes and audit businesses to ensure compliance.

June 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Education deductions, other tax breaks among AZ bills signed into law

PHOENIX - Arizona parents, grandparents, relatives and friends may have a new reason to help someone attend college.

June 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Brewer signs measure changing voting laws

PHOENIX - Gov. Jan Brewer penned her approval Wednesday to a series of changes in voting laws that Democrats and others say are designed to give her Republican Party an edge in future elections.

June 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Governor approves 31 bills, kills 5, including CPS changes

PHOENIX - Gov. Jan Brewer signed legislation Wednesday to limit where welfare recipients can use their debit cards, make it easier for patients to compare hospital costs and allow religious schools to fire staff members without paying them unemployment benefits.

June 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona closer to levying Internet tax

PHOENIX - Lawmakers were moving toward finally adjourning their 151-day session late Thursday - but not before setting the stage for constituents to have to start paying taxes on what they buy online and from catalogs.

June 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Brewer: No more concessions on tax-reform plan

PHOENIX - Gov. Jan Brewer said Tuesday she is opposed to making further significant compromises in her bid to revamp Arizona laws to pave the way for the state to start collecting taxes on Internet purchases.

May 08, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Brewer nixes gold, silver coin measure

PHOENIX - Gov. Jan Brewer refused Thursday to make Arizona the second state in the nation to declare privately minted gold and silver coins, bars and ingots to be legal tender in the state.

May 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Brewer signs plethora of new Arizona laws on variety of subjects

PHOENIX - In other action Monday by Gov. Jan Brewer:

April 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Tim Steller: No job too small for Brewer, apparently

Arizona's Department of Veterans Services has 366 employees.

April 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Doctors disagree on AHCCCS expansion

A 50-year-old Tucson man had lost his job after a heart attack. He needed a new battery for his defibrillator, but had no access to health care.

April 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Tax plan called costly to state, cities

PHOENIX - A controversial plan by Gov. Jan Brewer to change how construction activity is taxed could cost the state up to $137 million a year in revenue, according to a new legislative budget study. A separate report puts the loss at $125 million.

March 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Hospitals get behind AHCCCS expansion

Local hospitals and emergency rooms are at risk of closing if the Legislature doesn't expand a state-run health insurance program to include more people, Arizona Medicaid officials were told Thursday.

March 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Applications are sought for Superior Court clerk

Gov. Jan Brewer is accepting applications for candidates who might want to replace Pima County Superior Court Clerk Patricia Noland, who is retiring March 31.

February 22, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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