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2 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

CARTER: Religious restoration law as ticket to legalizing gay marriage in Miss.

In what was billed as a moment of enlightenment, Mississippi legislators removed what they said were the bill's more menacing provisions.The debate over the righteousness of Mississippi's Religious Freedom Restoration Act is a whole lot less black and white than we may have thought.


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6 hrs ago | Business Journal

Brewer: Race for Tesla battery plant down to three states

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer says the site selection contest for Tesla Motors $5 billion electric battery factory may be down to three states.


Related Topix: US Governors, Tesla Motors, Startups

10 hrs ago | Phoenix New Times

Arizona Lawmakers Vote to Expand Church Tax Exemptions; Could Cost State $2.1 Million

A bill expanding tax exemptions for churches passed the Arizona Legislature yesterday, and could cost the state $2.1 million in lost revenue.


Related Topix: Arizona Government, Arizona, Gay/Lesbian, US Governors

14 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

Senate approves religious tax breaks

A bill allowing private property owners who lease space to churches to get a tax break will soon hit Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer 's desk.


Related Topix: US Governors, Maricopa County, AZ

18 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

Governor signs surprise inspections abortion bill

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer 's signing of bill allowing for snap inspections at abortion clinics will likely lead to another legal battle.


Related Topix: Abortion, Arizona, Arizona Government, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Jan Brewer Signs Bill Allowing Snap Inspections Of Arizona Abortion Clinics

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer on Tuesday signed into a law a bill allowing state health authorities to conduct surprise inspections of abortion clinics without first obtaining a warrant, handing another victory to abortion foes.


Related Topix: Abortion, US Governors, US Politics, John Carter, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Roy Blunt, Senator Rand Paul


Gov. Jan Brewer signs surprise inspections abortion bill

Democrats say the bill opens clinics to harassment by unfriendly regulators and could subject the state to even more lawsuits over its abortion rules.


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KFYI-AM Phoenix

Human Trafficking Bill Gets Nod in Arizona Senate

House Bill 2454 was championed by the wife of U.S. Sen. John McCain and by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer.


Related Topix: US Senate, John McCain, Republican, US Politics, US News, US Governors

Poll: 64 Percent Of GOP ArizonaVoters Want McCain Gone In 2016

A new Citizens United Political Victory Fund poll shows that Republican Arizona voters have had it with Sen. John McCain, even though the senator has signaled his intentions to run for a sixth term in 2016.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Matt Salmon, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, John McCain, US Governors

Mon Apr 14, 2014

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The Kingman Daily Miner

Tech tax cuts passed, signed by governor

The Arizona House and Senate passed a pair of tax cut bills in a push to entice big-name technology manufacturers to come to the state.


Related Topix: Tax, Mesa, AZ, US Governors, Lake Havasu City, AZ, Kingman, AZ

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Verde Independent

Commentary: Legislature sends governor a responsible, pragmatic budge

The state Legislature Monday night passed a $9.23 billion budget for fiscal year 2015.


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Greenwich Citizen

Arizona faces backlog of adult abuse cases

Arizona officials are still struggling to decide on a response to a flood of reports of child abuse and neglect, but the state also has a big backlog in abuse and neglect cases involving adults.


Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, US Governors, Tolleson, AZ

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Washington Examiner

Arizona governor signs manufacturer tax cut law

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on Friday signed into law a bill that eliminates sales taxes on electricity and natural gas purchased by manufacturers and mining smelters, a move she said was needed to make the state more attractive to large businesses.


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News Max

Arizona Sheriffs Rip DHS for Not Giving Info on Released Illegals

Arizona's top two sheriffs told Newsmax that they are fighting an uphill battle against illegal immigration in their state because the federal government has still not provided information about the illegals they released from local jails last year due to budget cuts.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Illegal Immigration, Prison, US Governors

Washington Times

Brewer signs $9.23B budget but vetoes some items

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on Friday signed the Legislature's $9.23 billion budget for the fiscal year starting July 1, calling it principled and fiscally prudent and a step in the right direction because it adds spending for child welfare services.


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KTVK Phoenix

Brewer signs manufacturer tax cut law

Gov. Jan Brewer has signed legislation eliminating sales taxes on electricity bought by manufacturers.


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The Kingman Daily Miner

Mohave County candidates are in agreement on Common Core, Medicaid

Four Mohave County Republican organizations will host a debate May 10 at Kingman First Assembly of God Church at 1850 Gates Ave. involving four Arizona gubernatorial candidates: Sen. Al Melvin, former Congressman Frank Riggs, Arizona State Treasurer Doug Ducey, and Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett, with others pending.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Mohave County, AZ, Immigration Reform, Arizona, US News, US Governors


U.S./World: Mississippi passes 'religious freedom' law

A so-called religious freedom law critics say could be used to discriminate against LGBT people was passed by Mississippi lawmakers on April 1 and signed into law by Gov. Phil Bryant on April 3. The new law will take effect on July 1. The law says state and local governments cannot put a substantial burden on religious practices, a measure that ... (more)


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Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Arizona Bill Opens Abortion Clinics to Surprise, Warrantless Searches

In February, the bill's sponsor, state Rep. Debbie Lesko , argued that there was no reason abortion clinics in Arizona shouldn't be subjected to the same scrutiny "that happen[s] at Burger King and McDonald's."


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