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The Real Consequences of Indiana's "Religious Freedom" Law

When Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed legislation last February to protect religious individuals and business owners who deny services to gays and lesbians, she lost favor with many Christian conservatives. But as the public backlash grows against Indiana, whose governor, Mike Pence, just signed a

Arizona Bill Exempting Churches from Paying Property Taxes on Buildings They Rent Awaits the Governor’s Signature

Earlier this year, Arizona legislators introduced a bill that would allow churches to claim a property tax exemption on buildings they rent rather than just own. A similar bill was vetoed by Gov. Jan Brewer last year, but there's noShow More Summary

Arizona to the disabled poor: Get a job or lose your Medicaid

Gov. Doug Ducey. Obviously. Gov. Doug Ducey (R-AZ) has accomplished something stunning: he's made former Gov. Jan Brewer look good. On Friday, Gov. Doug Ducey (R) approved a measure that seeks to tighten the state requirements for Medicaid eligibility, ultimately limiting public health insurance to fewer residents. Show More Summary

Arizona Wants To Help The Poors By Taking Away Their Medicaid

Arizona’s new Republican governor, Doug Ducey, sure is in a hurry to undo all the socialism the state’s previous radical liberal Marxist Obama-lovin’ governor, Jan “Judas” Brewer, did when she was still in charge of the place. Read more on Arizona Wants To Help The Poors By Taking Away Their Medicaid…

State agency transition documents posted online

Prior to the November election, former Governor Jan Brewer directed a number of state agencies, commissions, and boards to prepare reports for the incoming governor and his administration. The transition documents describe not only a...Show More Summary

Why Jan Brewer is sounding like James Risen

My law school mentor used to joke that the First Amendment has protected a bunch of unsavory characters: separatists, chauvinists, white supremacists, communists, jingoists, bigots—and on its darkest days, he would say, the First Amendment has even protected journalists. Now, we might be able to add one more to the list: Jan Brewer, the former Arizona governor, who has some...

Daily 2 Cents: Last Laugh From Beyond -- NASA mission to Europa OK'd -- 1,000 Near-Death Experiences

Last Laugh From Beyond Talk about getting the last laugh... An 83-year-old Connecticut woman who died Jan. 27 pre-wrote her own obituary in which she claimed she had died hiking Mt. Kilimanjaro. The obituary, which Norma Brewer wrote...Show More Summary

Prank From Grave Gives Dead Woman The Last Laugh

Talk about getting the last laugh... An 83-year-old Connecticut woman who died Jan. 27 pre-wrote her own obituary in which she claimed she had died hiking Mt. Kilimanjaro. The obituary, which Norma Brewer wrote 11 years earlier withShow More Summary

Arizona Bill Would Exempt Churches from Paying Property Taxes on Buildings They Rent

Arizona legislators have just introduced a bill that would allow churches to claim a property tax exemption on buildings they rent rather than just own. A similar bill was vetoed by Gov. Jan Brewer last year, but there's no telling if...Show More Summary

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

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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 months 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 months 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

3 months agoNews : 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

6 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...

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