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
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has signed a pro-life bill that the state’s pro-life groups were pressing for her to sign after approval by the state legislature. HB 2284 would make sure that abortion clinics are treated the same as other medical facilities by allowing for unannounced inspections. Here’s what Center for Arizona Policy President Cathi […]
Abortion sellers in Arizona are now subject to the same inspection standards as medical facilities. That’s thanks to Gov. Jan Brewer signing the Women’s Health Protection Act. In the past, if someone wanted to inspect an abortion outlet, they had to obtain a warrant from the courts. Show More Summary
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant Mississippi Republicans have passed an anti-gay "religious freedom" law, but don't worry, they say, because it's not quite as bad as the one vetoed by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer earlier this year. An earlier version of the law signed by Mississippi Gov. Show More Summary
Speaking to the National Review at CPAC a few weeks ago, Rick Santorum was asked about Arizona Governor Jan Brewer’s veto of legislation that would have allowed businesses to discriminate against gays. Santorum declared that religious liberty was of the utmost importance because the freedom of conscience is “the trunk upon which all other branches […]
WASHINGTON — Jan Brewer, the two-term Arizona Republican governor, will not seek a third term. She is well-known for arguing with U.S. President Barack Obama on the tarmac while visiting the state and for enforcing immigration law. Reuters reported that Brewer could serve a third term, because she succeeded Janet Napolitano when Napolitano went to […]
BY ARI EZRA WALDMAN When Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed an odious discrimination bill that would have allowed private individuals and companies to deny service to and otherwise discriminate against gay persons, most people breathed a collective sigh of relief....