It sure looks like it. The Reublican governor and her administration have dropped the ball when it comes to dealing with child abuse: Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer could be politically damaged by revelations that her administration ignored thousands of child abuse and neglect reports that prompted calls for her to replace her hand-picked leader of […]
The state-level debate over expanding Medicaid hasn't created the same hyper-partisan divide that Obamacare inspires in Washington -- conservative governors like Arizona's Jan Brewer, Michigan's Rick Snyder and Ohio's John Kasich have all embraced the plan, reports CBS News. Show More Summary
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) has never exactly been a reliable ally of President Obama, and she's certainly never been a fan of the Affordable Care Act. After "Obamacare" became law, the Republican governor was one of the first in the nation to file suit, hoping to destroy the la …
Gov. Jan Brewer (R-AZ) says Arizona stands to lose money as a result of the GOP's demands. The post GOP Governor To Congressional Republicans: Stop Trying To Defund Obamacare appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The Ninth Circuit upheld a District Court ruling that Arizona can’t defund Planned Parenthood as Governor of Jan Brewer and Republicans in the state wanted. In their opinion, the panel of judges held that the Arizona law (HB 2800) violates the Medicaid Act’s requirement that Medicaid recipients are free to choose their provider “by precluding Medicaid patients […]
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer called the Senate immigration bill a “victory for Arizona” on Fox News this weekend, offering support for the bill following an agreement from Senators Bob Corker (R-TN) and John Hoeven (R-ND) that would increase border security enforcement. “I think that what we’re seeing taking place in the Senate is a victory [...]
Arizona is going to be one of the few red states to actually take part in the Medicaid expansion. Thanks to the aggressive lobbying by Republican Governor Jan Brewer, the state will take advantage of the Affordable Care Act to enlarge their Medicaid program.
Remember Jan Brewer, the whacky Republican Governor of Arizona who talked about decapitated heads out in the desert and all the rest? Well, she's become a warrior for Obamacare in her state. Go figure....
Under pressure from Gov. Jan Brewer (R-AZ), who is refusing to sign any laws until her party expands Medicaid under Obamacare, Arizona’s Republican House Speaker Andy Tobin surrendered his fight to block the governor’s expansion proposal. Tobin was pushing for a more conservative plan that would have put a time limit on how long poor [...]
Jan Brewer, a voice of Republican reason? A handful of Republican governors are in sharp dispute with fellow Republicans in their state legislatures over whether taking Obamacare money to expand Medicaid means the end of the conservative world as we know it. Show More Summary
The combative governor, Jan Brewer, has decided she’d sign no legislation until a budget was done and Medicaid expansion is completed. I warned that I would not sign additional measures into law until we see resolution of the two most pressing issues facing us: adoption of a fiscal 2014 state budget and plan for Medicaid,” [...]
Gov. Jan Brewer (R-AZ) has a message for her party: expand Medicaid — or else. The combative GOP governor is sticking by a threat she made to veto all legislation until lawmakers resolve the 2014 state budget and pass Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion. On Thursday, Brewer proved that wasn’t just talk, vetoing five bills sent to [...]
There are a handful of Republican governors who aren't so crazy that they think taking free money to provide health care to more of their constituents is a bad idea. In fact, eight of them including Jan Brewer of Arizona, Rick ScottShow More Summary
Jan Brewer (R), Arizona’s combative GOP governor, stunned political observers and health care reform advocates when she became the third Republican governor to endorse Obamacare’s expansion of the public Medicaid program. That decision is great news for Arizona’s poor and uninsured, as well as for the state’s budget. But it’s been met with fierce resistance [...]
A few years ago, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) told voters she'd heard about immigrants who were responsible for "beheadings" in the Arizona desert, a claim that the governor apparently made up out of whole cloth. The Republican later conceded, "That was an error, if I said that." …
Fox News pushed Arizona Governor Jan Brewer's theory that the supervised release of some undocumented immigrants is "payback" for her state's immigration enforcement efforts. But the release was nationwide, not just in Arizona, and was in response to impending budget cuts from sequestration. Show More Summary
AZ Gov. Jan Brewer says border governors should have a say on when undocumented immigrants get to start their 'path to citizenship.'...
On Monday, Rachel reported on the possibility that border governors could veto immigration reform if they don't think the border is secure. That list of governors includes the inimitable Jan Brewer of Arizona, who sat down with local NBC 12 News anchor Mark Curtis in Phoeni …
On the heels of Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s (R) announcement on Monday that she will expand Medicaid under Obamacare, North Dakota’s governor represents fourth Republican leader to support the optional expansion of the program. The Huffington Post reports that Gov. Jack Dalrymple (R) has submitted a bill to his state legislature asking to broaden the [...]
promoted by Rosi Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has become just the third Republican governor in the country to opt in to a crucial piece of Obamacare: the Medicaid expansion. Brewer, a Republican, did so even though she continues to oppose the Affordable Care Act in principle. Show More Summary