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
Gov. Jan Brewer (R-AZ) is the third Republican governor to accept Obamacare’s optional expansion of the Medicaid program. The governor’s decision to expand Medicaid will extend health coverage to an additional 30,000 previously uninsured Arizonans. In a speech on Monday, Brewer explained that expanding Medicaid is the right financial decision for Arizona because the federal [...]
Can Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) for re-election? It's a straightforward question with a seemingly obvious answer, but a controversy is unfolding nevertheless.
By Michael J.W. Stickings Persecuting immigrants? Targeting non-whites? Daily Intel: Occasionally amusing Arizona governor Jan Brewer is on some sort of secret out-of-state trip for the rest of the week, the details of which her office refuses to divulge. Show More Summary
Before Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) delivered a speech on energy this weekend, a reporter for the local station 3TV News managed to unnerve Brewer with the last issue she had in mind: Global warming. Unhappy with the question, Brewer confronted him afterward, asking, “Where in the hell did that come from?” Brewer, who denies [...]
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer hosted a meeting of the Western Governors Association over the weekend, where she was scheduled to deliver a speech on energy policy. Beforehand, the governor chatted with local TV station KTVK, which asked whether Brewer believes in climate change. "Every …
The idea of giving drivers’ licenses to those who the federal government is allowing to work legally in this country is unacceptable toJan Brewer, as she expressed on Fox News: BILL HEMMER (HOST): In June the White House announced a new plan if you were here in the U.S. before the age of 16, and [...]
In a move that should surprise no one, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) officially wrote the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to inform them Arizona will not set up its own health care exchange. This means the federal government...Show More Summary
Click here to view this media Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's office is walking back comments from the Republican governor, that it was "fine and dandy" to work on comprehensive immigration reform before the border was secured. In an interview...Show More Summary
A U.S. district court judge has stopped, at least temporarily, Arizona from applying a law that would stop Planned Parenthood from receiving money, something Governor Jan Brewer wanted to implement because the organization performs abortions. “It’s...Show More Summary
We didn't see much of the immigrant-hating Governor Brewer at the RNC and it seems, with good reason: “Voters generally aren’t thrilled with Jan Brewer’s job performance, but they don’t dislike her enough to recall her,” said Dean Debnam,...Show More Summary
Click here to view this media The Arizona Governor never seems to be "all there" when she's speaking but she might have outdone herself tonight at the Republican National Convention.
Jan Brewer says the president is race-bating and calling Republicans bigots. “It’s all the time, that we’re race-baiting; it’s all the time, you know, that we’re bigots,” Brewer said on POLITICO LIVE on Monday. Asked directly if she thought the president was race-baiting, Brewer said: “Absolutely, I do. Show More Summary