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Border issues prevalent in LD8 Republican primary

Border issues prevalent in LD8 Republican primary

All four GOP candidates want to secure the border. 

August 09, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Brewer: Look at equal protection for gays

While existing state laws bar discrimination based on race, religion or gender, those do not extend to sexual orientation. 

June 17, 2014 5:30 pmLoading…
GOP to spend $2.9M on ads in CD1, CD2

GOP to spend $2.9M on ads in CD1, CD2

The plan is to buy $1 million in local network television ads this fall attacking Tucson Democrat Ron Barber and another $1.9 million to run ads critical of Flagstaff Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick.

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Brewer: No more Band-Aids for child welfare agency

Brewer: No more Band-Aids for child welfare agency

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer said Monday that lawmakers should believe her plan to fix the state’s child welfare system is right “because I’m behind it.”

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Brewer hits the road to support candidates in other states

PHOENIX — With the regular legislative session behind her, Gov. Jan Brewer is on the road again in her bid to elect candidates across the nation who share her views.

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Judge: Brewer OK to try to block lower tuition for "dreamers"

Judge: Brewer OK to try to block lower tuition for "dreamers"

PHOENIX — A judge has given Gov. Jan Brewer the go-ahead to try to block policies that allow “dreamers” to pay lower tuition at community colleges.

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Brewer rejects outside review of Ariz. child welfare office

Brewer rejects outside review of Ariz. child welfare office

PHOENIX — Calling the spending unnecessary, Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a measure Wednesday to hire an outside expert to study the state's child welfare agency.

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Brewer vetoes aggressive panhandling bill

Brewer vetoes aggressive panhandling bill

PHOENIX — Arizona is going to be without a legally enforceable begging law for perhaps another year.

April 17, 2014 5:12 pmLoading…

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New VETS Center opens near university 

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White House to honor former Giffords staffer Pamela Simon

White House to honor former Giffords staffer Pamela Simon

The White House will honor a local woman who has become a vocal supporter of gun reform after surviving the Jan. 8, 2011, shooting spree.

March 31, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…
Norma Mendoza-Denton: Why do we laud “toughness” in politics?

Norma Mendoza-Denton: Why do we laud “toughness” in politics?

Many of our political representatives are lionized when they act “tough” or “no nonsense.”

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Budget slice for Arizona kids gets bigger

PHOENIX — Caving in part to demands by the governor, the state Senate voted 16-13 Thursday for a nearly $9.2 billion spending plan that includes more cash for child welfare and education than they had first offered.

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Court filing: Brewer should stay out of Arizona college tuition rates for 'dreamers'

PHOENIX —The attorney for the state's largest community college system says Gov. Jan Brewer has no right to tell them how much they can charge "dreamers" to attend school there.

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Arizona Senate budget plan differs with Brewer over child-welfare funds

PHOENIX — Senate Republicans proposed a $9.2 billion spending plan for the state, notably with less money for child welfare than sought by Gov. Jan Brewer.

March 17, 2014 6:27 pmLoading…
Brewer says she won't run — or tone down

Brewer says she won't run — or tone down

PHOENIX — 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.

March 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Sarah Garrecht Gassen: Brewer’s leaving, but conservatives retain stranglehold on state

Sarah Garrecht Gassen: Brewer’s leaving, but conservatives retain stranglehold on state

Jan Brewer isn’t going to run for a third term as Arizona governor.

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Joe Lane, former Ariz. House Speaker,  dies

Joe Lane, former Ariz. House Speaker, dies

PHOENIX — Former House Speaker Joe Lane, whose political career was cut short in the wake of the impeachment of Gov. Evan Mecham, died Thursday in Tucson.

March 06, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…

Gov. Brewer can stop insidious bill

Legislation that would allow businesses to discriminate against customers is an affront to religious freedom, American values and civil rights — not to mention economic development and common sense. Gov. Jan Brewer must veto this brazen attempt to enshrine one version of religious belief int…

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Brewer banks $344K to support GOP candidates, push political causes

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer is building up her war chest to help elect like-minded Republicans to Congress.

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Former Arizona lawmaker Terri Proud files $800K claim against the state

Former Arizona lawmaker Terri Proud files $800K claim against the state

A former state lawmaker has filed an $800,000 claim against the state over her firing from a job she held for a few days last year.

October 18, 2013 2:00 pmLoading…

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