Articles Tagged 'Jan Brewer'
Brewer to Obama: Stop ‘unconscionable’ policy of dumping illegal immigrants in Ariz. cities
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is urging President Obama to put a stop to the “dangerous and unconscionable” practice of shipping illegal immigrants out of Texas and dumping them in her state.
After reports first surfaced last week that scores of illegal immigrants in Texas were being flown, bused and then abandoned out of state in Arizona and elsewhere, Brewer sent… READ MORE
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoes Senate Bill 1062
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer silenced the vitriolic outcry over Senate Bill 1062 with a veto early Wednesday evening, eliciting relief from opponents who said it would lead to discrimination and hurt the state’s economy and reputation, and disappointment from supporters who maintained the bill’s intent had been distorted.
A somber Brewer announced her decision in a rare news conference in… READ MORE
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer pushes through Obama’s Medicaid expansion
TUCSON â€” Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer won a battle with state lawmakers this week, defying most other conservatives in her party to get a key component of President Obamaâ€™s Medicaid expansion through the Legislature.
The Arizona Senate voted Thursday to approve the measure 18 to 11. That followed approval earlier this week by the state House of Representatives.
The… READ MORE
Jan Brewer leads ‘constitutional throwdown’ against DREAM Act-lite
By Patrik Jonsson | Minn Post.com
Continuing a longstanding feud with the federal government, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on Wednesday ordered state agencies to withhold driverâ€™s licenses and other state benefits from young illegal immigrants applying for the Obama administrationâ€™s new deportation deferrals. The decision marks a new chapter in the “constitutional throwdown” between the White House and states vowing… READ MORE
Arizona Wonâ€™t Grant Licenses to Immigrants in Obama Program
Aug. 16 (Bloomberg) — Young immigrants authorized to work in the U.S. under a new federal program wonâ€™t be able to get driverâ€™s licenses inÂ Arizona.
Republican GovernorÂ Jan BrewerÂ issued an executive order saying state law bars benefits or state-issued identification for those in the country illegally — including those who qualify for the deferred-enforcement program announced by PresidentÂ … READ MORE
Arizona police see immigration law as enforcement headache
By Paloma Esquivel and John M. Glionna, Los Angeles Times
PHOENIX â€” Arizona Gov.Â Jan BrewerÂ called it “a victory for the rule of law.” … READ MORE
Gov. Brewer signs Arizona ban on Planned Parenthood funding
By Associated Press, FOXNews.com
PHOENIX â€“ Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on Friday signed into law a bill to cut off Planned Parenthood’s access to taxpayer money funneled through the state for non-abortion services.
Arizona already bars use of public money for abortions except to save the life of the mother, but anti-abortion legislators and other supporters of the bill… READ MORE
Agenda 21: Arizona close to passing anti-UN-sustainability bill
By Jim Gold, msnbc.com
Arizona lawmakers appear close to sending to Gov. Jan Brewer a tea party-backed bill that proponents say would stop a United Nations takeover conspiracy but that critics claim could end state and citiesâ€™ pollution-fighting efforts and even dismantle the state unemployment office.
A final legislative vote is expected Monday on a bill that would outlaw… READ MORE
Gov. Brewer signs Arizona bill with 20-week abortion ban
From FOXNews.com – Associated Press
PHOENIX â€“ Gov. Jan Brewer on Thursday signed legislation making Arizona the latest state that generally bans abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
The Republican-sponsored legislation also institutes new disclosure mandates that include requiring the state have a website with images of fetuses at various stages of development for women to view.
The 20-week… READ MORE
Gov. Jan Brewer endorses Mitt Romney: â€˜Heâ€™s our manâ€™
ByÂ Thomas M. DefrankÂ / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
WASHINGTON â€” With polls showingÂ Mitt RomneyÂ pulling away from the pack in her state,Â Arizona… READ MORE