Governor Jan Brewer

State Capitol News
5:00 am
Mon October 6, 2014

Gov. Brewer Heads to Europe to Stimulate Trade With Arizona

Gov. Jan Brewer
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Governor Jan Brewer is headed off to Europe this week in hopes of boosting trade. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
4:59 am
Mon October 6, 2014

Court Fight Brewing Over State Domestic Partner Benefits

The state is headed back to court on the issue of gay rights. But, Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports that this time the issue is not marriage — at least not directly.

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State Capitol News
8:55 am
Thu October 2, 2014

Gov. Brewer Wants State Lawmakers to Pay Schools for Inflation

Gov. Jan Brewer
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Gov. Jan Brewer says state lawmakers should stop fighting public schools in court and come up with the money they are due to compensate them for inflation. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
4:00 pm
Fri September 26, 2014

Gov. Brewer Backing Experimental Meds Proposition for Terminally Ill

Gov. Jan Brewer
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Governor Jan Brewer said she wants terminally ill patients to be able to use experimental drugs that have not yet been approved by federal agencies. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
4:00 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

More Light Shed on 6,600 Uninvestigated Child Abuse Cases

Rep. Kate Brophy McGee, left, talks about needed reforms to the child welfare system last year. With her is Gov. Jan Brewer.
Credit Capitol Media Services file photo by Howard Fischer

The final results are in as to what happened to those nearly 6,600 complaints of child abuse that were never investigated. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer has details.

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State Capitol News
5:00 pm
Wed September 10, 2014

Gov. Brewer Reluctant to Support Republican Schools Chief Nominee

Arizona's Republican nominee for superintendent of public instruction, Diane Douglas. A centerpiece of her campaign is the repeal of the federal Common Core standards, a program supported by outgoing governor Jan Brewer.
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Gov. Brewer has been reluctant to endorse the Republican nominee for state schools chief. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
4:58 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Court to Scrutinize State Legislature’s Challenge to Medicaid Expansion

Gov. Jan Brewer
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Gov. Jan Brewer will get a chance to stop some Republicans from trying to undermine the financing for her expansion of the state’s Medicaid program. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
3:57 pm
Tue August 19, 2014

Gov. Brewer Campaign Donations Raises Ire of Technology Group

Gov. Jan Brewer
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The Arizona Technology Council took its $6,000 donation back from Gov. Jan Brewer’s political action committee after she used its cash to try to defeat a legislative candidate it supports. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
4:59 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Ducey Attempting to Block Brewer Cash Destined for Opponent

Gubernatorial candidate Doug Ducey
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Doug Ducey didn’t get Jan Brewer’s endorsement for governor. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports he is now trying to keep the governor from spending her political funds to help elect Scott Smith.

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State Capitol News
10:30 am
Tue August 12, 2014

Scott Smith Campaign to Benefit from Jan Brewer Cash

Gov. Jan. Brewer
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Gov. Jan Brewer is going to use money she’s raised from donors inside and outside the state to help elect Scott Smith as her successor. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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