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2 hrs ago | Verde Independent

Brewer vetoes legislation making gun-theft aggravated assault

Calling the measure unnecessary, Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a measure Wednesday that would have created a whole new crime for taking away someone else's gun.

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2 hrs ago | Verde Independent

Governor vetoes concealed weapons in public buildings, calls HB 2339 'unfunded mandate'

Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed HB 2339 which would have allowed those who have a state-issued permit to carry a concealed weapon to ignore a "no guns' sign posted at the door.

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2 hrs ago | Business Journal

Jan Brewer vetoes property tax cuts for churches leasing space

Property tax breaks are kosher for developers, charter schools, Apple Inc., Tesla Motors and some other big companies in Arizona.

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3 hrs ago | KNUS-AM Aurora

6 fired for closing Arizona child abuse reports

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Related Topix: Arizona Government, Arizona, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, US Governors

5 hrs ago | ABC News

6 Fired for Closing Arizona Child Abuse Reports

The head of Arizona's new child welfare agency says he fired five senior employees who orchestrated a plan that led to more than 6,500 abuse and neglect cases being closed without investigations.

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5 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Arizona Police Stopped This Future Schoolteacher Four Times in Three Years For Driving While Latino

Before he ever had a chance to put the final touches on his lesson plan, Jose Patino was putting the final touches on houses.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Phoenix, AZ, US Politics, Barack Obama, Immigration Reform, US Governors

6 hrs ago | The Bugle

Legislation paves way for on-demand ridesharing companies in Arizona

State senators voted 20-8 Tuesday to remove what they said are legal impediments to alternative "transportation services' like Lyft and Uber, paving the way for them to compete with taxis in Arizona.

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11 hrs ago | Insurance News Net

Ariz. Gov. Signs Bill Regulating Insurance Navigators

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed a bill requiring licensing and background checks for navigators who help people buy health insurance on the federal marketplace... Insiders know more, are better prepared and generally more successful.

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16 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Georgia facing lawsuit over ban on gay marriage

Shelton Stroman, right, and partner Christopher Inniss, left, help their son Jonathan, 9, with homework in the couple's kitchen, Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Snellville, Ga.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

KFYI-AM Phoenix

Brewer Vetoes 2 Gun Bills

House Bill 2339 would allow gun owners with concealed-carry permits to bring weapons into government buildings unless security measures - including armed guards, metal detectors and gun lockers - are in place.

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Washington Examiner

Gov. Brewer signs bill to curb human trafficking

Gov. Jan Brewer signed sweeping legislation Tuesday that aims to curb human trafficking and was championed by the wife of U.S. Sen. John McCain.

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AmmoLand

AZ: Advocates Lobby to Keep Victims Disarmed

In Arizona, a few women and children lobbied Governor Brewer to veto legislation designed to help keep people safe in the state.

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Free Republic

AZ: Citizen Disarmament Advocates Lobby to Maintain Disarmed Victim Zones

In Arizona, a few women and children lobbied Governor Brewer to veto legislation designed to help keep people safe in the state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gabrielle Giffords, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Court revives lawsuit vs. state Medicaid expansion

Republicans in the House and Senate sued last year, saying only a simple majority last June passed the expansion bill that included the assessment.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US Governors, US News, Maricopa County, AZ, US Politics, Barack Obama

Prescott Valley Tribune

County sales tax revenues on the rise

Yavapai County sales tax revenues continue to recover from the economic collapse of 2007, according to graphs the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors viewed Monday during their first joint briefing for the coming budget year.

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Verde Independent

House OK's 5-year limit on Medicaid

The state House on Thursday gave final approval to legislation designed to pave the way for a five-year lifetime limit on Medicaid benefits.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Business Journal

Dept. of Real Estate board's new member to address property management issues

By way of Gov. Jan Brewer's signature last week, the multifamily property management business will be represented for the first time on the Arizona Department of Real Estate's advisory board.

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ABC News

Court Rejects Arizona's Appeal in Immigration Case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an appeal of a blocked provision of Arizona's 2010 immigration enforcement law, dealing another blow to Gov. Jan Brewer in her effort to defend the law.

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Center for American Progress

The Global Reach of Religious Liberty Rhetoric

For the past 16 years, the U.S.-affiliated and Kampala, Uganda-based Makerere University Walter Reed Project has conducted research on HIV vaccines and public health issues in the East African country.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Mayo Clinic's 150th draws Arizona governor, others

Mayo officials say Gov. Jan Brewer will unveil a mobile exhibit Tuesday morning that highlights 150 years of the health care provider's history.

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