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Judge rules Arizona Dreamers can keep driver's licenses, overturning Gov. Brewer's ban

Score a big victory for Dream activists this week. A federal judge issued a permanent injunction Thursday on an order from former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer that banned young undocumented immigrants who fall under President Obama's deportation relief program from getting state-issued licenses. Show More Summary

Despite Huge Deficits, Brewer Gives Large Bonuses

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, a Republican who governed as a fiscal conservative, doled out $160,000 in bonuses to 22 staff members this year despite a state budget crunch, records obtained Tuesday by the Arizona Republic show. About half the money was distributed shortly before Christmas, only weeks before Brewer leaves office. Show More Summary

Despite Hugh Deficits, Brewer Gives Large Bonuses

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, a Republican who governed as a fiscal conservative, doled out $160,000 in bonuses to 22 staff members this year despite a state budget crunch, records obtained Tuesday by the Arizona Republic show. About half the money was distributed shortly before Christmas, only weeks before Brewer leaves office. Show More Summary

Arizona Can Challenge Medicaid Expansion, Death Sentences in Maryland Commuted, Will Gas Savings Bring a Happy New Year?: P.M. Links

3 weeks agoNews : Reason

Arizona's Supreme Court will allow a lawsuit challenging the state's Medicaid expansion to move forward. The expansion was supported by outgoing Republican Gov. Jan Brewer, but challenged by Republican lawmakers. Ourgoing Democratic Maryland Gov. Show More Summary

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer dealt legal blow over Medicaid expansion plan

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer was dealt a significant legal defeat Wednesday when the Arizona Supreme Court ruled that a lawsuit challenging her controversial Medicaid expansion plan could move forward.

'Dreamer' Immigrants Apply For Arizona Drivers' Licenses

last monthNews : The Two-Way

More than 22,000 young immigrants are now eligible to apply for a license in Arizona, something they were blocked from doing in 2012, thanks to an executive order by Gov. Jan Brewer.

Jan Brewer Asks the Supreme Court to Let Arizona Deny Driver’s Licenses to DREAMers

At least Gov. Jan Brewer has a spine and is attempting to do the right thing here. That’s a lot more than Boehner and company have attempted – they gave

Jan Brewer Asks Supreme Court to Let Arizona Deny Driver's License to DREAMers

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

ARIZONA: Lesbian Couple Appears In Ad For Secretary Of State Candidate

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Former Phoenix mayor and Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard lost to Jan Brewer in the 2010 gubernatorial race. This time he's running for Secretary of State with the support of the below lesbian couple, who denounce his opponent for backing the failed attempt to legalize anti-gay discrimination.(Tipped by JMG reader Homer)

Atheist Politicians in Arizona Speak Out Against Governor Jan Brewer’s “Office of Faith and Community Partnerships”

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

Historic Phoenix rainfall, floods prompt Arizona state of emergency

Record-breaking rainfall deluged parts of Phoenix on Monday, prompting Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer to declare a state of emergency as flood waters turned several lanes of a major interstate into a deep canal and forced the closure of numerous streets, dozens of schools and the House of...

On Obamacare, Democrats should attack, not defend

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 […]

Arizona's Doug Ducey takes lead in Republican primary

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

If This Isn't a Russian Invasion of Ukraine, What Is It?

5 months agoNews : Reason

Damn, the border situation is getting bad. Mexico just sent around 200 mysterious, mostly empty cargo trucks across the border and into Arizona. They promise it's "humanitarian aid," though Gov. Jan Brewer has been insisting for 10 days that without Red Cross approval, such action constitutes an invasion. Show More Summary

GOP Arizona Gov. Candidate: ‘I Often Shoot With My Eyes Closed’ In Case I’m Attacked At Night

Christine Jones, a former counsel for Internet domain registrar GoDaddy, put $2 million of her own money into her campaign to succeed Jan Brewer. Her big hobby: shooting. After explaining that she is “cutting a lot of checks” to her campaign, Jones demonstrated her shooting prowess, described as her “own way of shooting.” “I [...]

Brewer: 'We Don't Want an Imperial President'

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

Jan Brewer, Arizona Governor, Demands Answers In Botched Execution

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

Will sociopath for Votes

Jan Brewer, who was a heartless troll of an elected official before it was de rigueur, is back to remind us of the not so original article.

John McCain on ‘Bollocks-Upped’ Arizona Execution: ‘That’s Torture’

6 months agoNews : Mediaite

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 Prison Chief: Wood was ‘Never in Pain or Distress’

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's administration continues to push back on claims made by lawyers representing executed murderer Joseph R. Wood III that Tuesday's nearly two-hour long lethal injection procedure inflicted cruel and unusual punishment on him.

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