Governor Jan Brewer

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8:28 am
Tue March 18, 2014

State Senate Budget $200 Million Less Than What Gov. Brewer Sought

Senate President Andy Biggs
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Senate Republicans unveiled their own $9.1 billion spending plan Monday. But, it already is getting a cool reception from Gov. Jan Brewer who sought about $200 million more. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
4:03 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Gov. Brewer Won’t Seek Reelection

Gov. Jan Brewer announces Wednesday she won't try to seek a legally questionable third term in office but promises to stay active in politics.
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Gov. Jan Brewer made it official this morning: She will not try to see a legally questionable third term. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
10:09 am
Tue March 11, 2014

Immigrant Rights Groups Fight SB 1070 Harboring and Transporting Provision

The Arizona border with Mexico
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Attorneys for immigrant rights groups asked the U.S. Supreme Court Monday to rebuff a last-ditch attempt by the state to start prosecuting people for harboring and transporting those not in the country legally. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
8:14 am
Mon March 10, 2014

SB 1062 Proponents Met With Governor’s Staff Prior to Legislative Session

Gov. Jan Brewer
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Top aides to Gov. Jan Brewer sought and got proponents of a “religious liberty” bill to make changes to SB 1062 — and then the Governor vetoed it more than a month later. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
8:00 am
Thu February 6, 2014

Gov. Brewer Fundraising for Republicans Who Supported Medicaid Expansion

Gov. Jan Brewer
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Gov. Jan Brewer is out raising money to make good on her promise to protect the Republicans who supported her controversial Medicaid expansion plan. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
8:43 am
Mon February 3, 2014

Gov. Brewer Building Funds to Elect Fellow Republicans

Gov. Jan Brewer
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Gov. Jan Brewer is building up her war chest to help elect like-minded Republicans to Congress. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
3:00 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

Systematic Failure Found at Child Protective Services

Charles Flanagan, director of Child Safety and Family Services
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A special team named to find out what led to 6,500 cases of child abuse going uninvestigated concluded Friday there was a systematic failure requiring a total revamp of how the state handles child welfare. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
9:28 am
Tue January 21, 2014

Lawmaker Proposes Tax Credit for Hiring Unemployed Veterans

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A state lawmaker who spent 20 years in the Marines wants to give a tax credit to firms that hire unemployed veterans. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer has details.

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State Capitol News
4:16 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Gov. Brewer Releases a Slimmed-Down Budget

Gov. Jan Brewer
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Gov. Jan Brewer unveiled her spending plan this afternoon that has more money for what will replace Child Protective Services, but scant new funds for education. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer has details.

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3:18 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Gov. Brewer Dissolves Agency Overseeing Child Protective Services

Gov. Jan Brewer
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Gov. Jan Brewer has made an executive order to shut down the agency that oversees the state’s Child Protective Services. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the order comes after at least a year of widespread mismanagement at CPS.

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