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Brewer vetoes outside probe of child-welfare office, signs other bills

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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Political stories from across Arizona (Thursday edition)

A collection of political news from across the state making headlines today: 

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Brewer vetoes new gun-theft law, says act is already illegal

PHOENIX — Calling the measure unnecessary, Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a measure Wednesday that would have created a new crime for taking away someone else’s gun.

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Political stories from across the state (Wednesday edition)

A collection of political news from across the state making headlines today:

April 23, 2014 9:00 amLoading…

Governor vetoes measure aimed at limiting eligibility for AHCCCS

PHOENIX — Arizona won’t be asking the federal government to let it drop some people from the state’s Medicaid program.

April 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Brewer veto keeps guns out of public buildings

PHOENIX — Arizonans will not be allowed bring their guns into public buildings, at least not this year.

April 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Brewer vetoes gun bills

Brewer vetoes gun bills

PHOENIX – Arizonans will not be allowed bring their guns into public buildings, at least not this year.

April 22, 2014 5:03 pmLoading…
Brewer vetoes SB 1062 as flawed legislation

Brewer vetoes SB 1062 as flawed legislation

PHOENIX — Rejecting last-minute pleas from supporters, Gov. Jan Brewer Wednesday vetoed controversial legislation billed as protecting religious freedom.

February 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Congressional delegation weighs in on Arizona's controversial bill

We asked Arizona’s congressional delegation, and candidates for Congress, for their thoughts on SB 1062, the Arizona legislation that would allow businesses to refuse service to people based on religious beliefs. The legislation passed the state House and Senate, and is awaiting a decision f…

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S. Arizona Lawmakers, candidates for governor respond to SB 1062

S. Arizona Lawmakers, candidates for governor respond to SB 1062

We asked Southern Arizona lawmakers and candidates for governor for their thoughts on SB 1062, legislation that would allow businesses to discriminate against customers based on religious belief. Gov. Jan Brewer must decide whether to sign it, let it become law without her signature, or veto it.

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Nixon nixes highway naming because of slavery ties

Nixon nixes highway naming because of slavery ties

Legislation would have named a portion of I-70 in Montgomery County as “Graham’s Picnic Rock Highway," but rock is also called "Slave Rock."

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Nixon has vetoed 23 bills, same number as in 2009

Nixon has vetoed 23 bills, same number as in 2009

JEFFERSON CITY   •   By vetoing six bills today, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has matched his record in 2009 of rejecting 23 bills from one legislative session.

July 03, 2013 3:04 pmLoading…

Gov. Brewer upholds threat to veto all bills until budget, Medicaid expansion pass

PHOENIX - Refusing to blink, Gov. Jan Brewer late Thursday vetoed five bills sent to her this week by Senate President Andy Biggs, who sent them to her despite her threat she would do just that.

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Brewer: No budget, no bill signings

Brewer: No budget, no bill signings

PHOENIX - Saying she's run out of patience, Gov. Jan Brewer will veto any bills sent to her until she sees movement on a new state budget and her pet Medicaid expansion project.

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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.

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