On Thursday, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer asked the Supreme Court to stay a ruling that would force the state to issue driver's licenses beginning next Tuesday to DREAMers who received temporary amnesty under President Barack Obama's 2012 unilateral Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Show More Summary
Two weeks ago, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed an Executive Order to create the "Governor's Office of Faith and Community Partnerships." She did something similar in 2010, but this newer order includes some changes:The role is described...Show More Summary
Yesterday, state treasurer Doug Ducey won the GOP nomination for governor to replace Jan Brewer in Arizona. Brewer was one of eight GOP governors who accepted the expansion of Medicaid, something Ducey had opposed. Ducey’s comments on the subject are vague at; when asked whether he’d repeal the expansion, he bobs and weaves. And it […]
By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - Arizona state treasurer and businessman Doug Ducey took a comfortable lead in the race to be the Republican nominee to replace outgoing Governor Jan Brewer, who has repeatedly clashed with the Obama administration over illegal immigration. Show More Summary
As President Barack Obama threatens more executive orders on amnesty for illegal immigrants, Arizona Republican Governor Jan Brewer told Breitbart News, “We don’t want an imperial president dictating what we will do in our state.” Brewer,...Show More Summary
Governor Jan Brewer is calling for an investigation in the botched execution of an Arizona death row inmate earlier this week. Joseph Rudolph Wood was scheduled to be executed on Wednesday for the double murder of 29-year-old Debbie Dietz and 55-year-old Gene Dietz in 1989. The method of execution was lethal injection, meaning Wood would
Senator John McCain weighed in today on the disturbing two-hour execution of an Arizona inmate yesterday, in which Joseph Wood was reportedly gasping for an hour. Governor Jan Brewer ordered a full review, but McCain said today that what happened to Wood was unquestionably torture.
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer issued a statement tonight on the botched execution that left a death-row inmate reportedly gasping for air for almost two hours before he finally died. Brewer ordered a full review of the execution process in reaction to these reports of Joseph Wood's execution.
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer said federal officials confirmed during a Tuesday conference call that illegal immigrant children are being released to adults or "sponsors" whose identities the federal government often cannot verify. The...Show More Summary
A federal appeals court in Arizona halted Governor Jan Brewer’s ban on driver’s licenses for those who came here as children but have been given executive permission to stay in the United States. In May 2013, a U.S. District Court judge rejected immigration advocates’ arguments that the policy violated federal law. However, the judge noted [...]
With Arizona’s Governor Jan Brewer term limited, a crowded field of Republicans has emerged hoping to replace her in 2015. The liberal media can’t make up its mind which of the more moderate to liberal candidates it prefers, so those four are all being touted as frontrunners. Show More Summary
Governor Jan Brewer, who four months ago was at the center of a contentious debate in her state surrounding a bill (SB1062) that would have allowed religion-based discrimination against gays (she vetoed it), told Capitol Media Services on Tuesday that...
In order to stop undocumented immigrants from coming into Arizona, Gov. Jan Brewer wants people to donate money to her federal political action committee. The post Arizona Governor Exploits Border Crisis To Solicit Donations appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Written by Doug Powers Arizona Governor Jan Brewer sent a letter (PDF) to John Boehner and Harry Reid imploring them to do something about the Obama administration’s open door policy at the border that’a already turned multiple U.S. military bases into holding pens: Our country is in the midst of a crisis manufactured by President […]
On Friday, Arizona had to reopen a detention center to warehouse illegal immigrants from Central America that the federal government sent from Texas. Arizona Governor Jan Brewer said more than 1,000 illegal immigrant children will be...Show More Summary
This week, Arizona’s Republican Governor Jan Brewer signed a law cracking down on so-called “revenge porn,” classifying it as a sex offense. “Revenge porn” consists of sexual photos or videos which are posted online without the person’s consent. Generally speaking, ex-boyfriends or jilted partners post intimate images or videos of ex-girlfriends, which go up along [...]
This week Arizona's Republican governor, Jan Brewer, signed its anti-revenge-porn law onto the books. The Arizona law makes it a felony to "intentionally disclose, display, distribute, publish, advertise or offer a photograph, videotape,...Show More Summary
The governor of Arizona has signed into law a bill that provides commercial spaceflight companies in the state with liability protections similar to those in several other states. Gov. Jan Brewer signed HB2163 on Wednesday, a days after both the Arizona Senate approved an amended version of the bill and the state House then concurred [...]
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer fought harder than any Republican governor last year to push through Obamacare's Medicaid expansion. Almost a year later, she's still fighting opposition to it on two fronts. First, she vetoed a bill Tuesday that would have capped the Medicaid program. From the Associated Press: A bill that would have forced able-bodied […]
On April 16 Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) signed House Bill 2483--a bill "that bars local government agencies from restricting shooting on private property." This is the first of three bills to come out of the Arizona legislature this session. Show More Summary