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Supreme Court gets Ariz. immigration law

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Arizona appealed a lower court ruling on its controversial immigration law to the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday.

Ariz. to accelerate immigration law appeal

PHOENIX, May 9 (UPI) -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer said Monday state officials will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn an injunction against enforcement of state immigration law.

Activists fight Ariz. Medicaid cuts

PHOENIX, April 26 (UPI) -- Arizona public interest groups say Gov. Jan Brewer's proposed Medicaid cuts may be unconstitutional and are bound to hurt the neediest.

Arizona bill would create Tea Party plate

PHOENIX, April 26 (UPI) -- Arizona lawmakers have passed a bill authorizing a "Tea Party" license plate with backers saying proceeds will be used to support "Tea Party" principles.

Arizona governor vetoes birther bill

PHOENIX, April 19 (UPI) -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has vetoed legislation that would have required presidential candidates to present birth certificates.
Arizona 'birther' bill on governor's desk

Arizona 'birther' bill on governor's desk

PHOENIX, April 15 (UPI) -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has five days to sign a bill that would require presidential candidates to prove they are U.S. citizens.
Judges nix Brewer's immigration law appeal

Judges nix Brewer's immigration law appeal

PHOENIX, April 11 (UPI) -- A three-judge federal panel Monday turned down Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's appeal to lift an injunction against parts of her state's tough immigration law.
New abortion restrictions in Arizona

New abortion restrictions in Arizona

PHOENIX, March 30 (UPI) -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has made her state the first in the nation to bar doctors from performing abortions based on the sex or race of the fetus.

Ariz. chief lobbies U.S. for Medicaid cuts

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has won a meeting with U.S. Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to press for Medicaid cuts, her staff said Sunday.

Arizona OKd to make Medicaid cut

PHOENIX, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Federal officials said Arizona could cut 250,000 adults without children from its Medicaid program without risking a federal backlash.

SB 1070 challenge proceeds

PHOENIX, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- A lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Arizona's immigration law will proceed despite motions filed on behalf of Gov. Jan Brewer, a federal judge ruled.
Brewer still forecast a winner in Arizona

Brewer still forecast a winner in Arizona

PHOENIX, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Republican Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, awkward in a debate this week, still is a likely winner against Democrat Terry Goddard, The New York Times said Friday.
Arizona appeals block of immigration law

Arizona appeals block of immigration law

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Arizona has formally appealed a federal judge's injunction blocking parts of its new immigration law.

Palin: Obama lacks 'cojones'

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Republican firebrand Sarah Palin said Sunday President Obama doesn't have the "cojones" -- the Spanish word for testicles -- to secure the U.S. borders.

New Mexico offers to host border meeting

ALBUQUERQUE, July 16 (UPI) -- New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson says his state will host a meeting of U.S. and Mexican border governors that was canceled by Arizona amid a threatened boycott.

Brewer links illegal immigrants to drugs

PHOENIX, June 26 (UPI) -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer stuck to her guns Friday, saying once again she thinks most illegal immigrants are tied to drug cartels and are used as drug mules.
Obama, Brewer meet at White House

Obama, Brewer meet at White House

WASHINGTON, June 3 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama and Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer met at the White House Thursday to discuss their differences on border, immigration and crime issues.
Obama, Arizona Gov. Brewer to meet

Obama, Arizona Gov. Brewer to meet

WASHINGTON, June 3 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama will meet Thursday with the governor of Arizona to discuss the state's controversial new immigration law, White House officials said.

Brewer OKs law restricting ethnic studies

PHOENIX, May 12 (UPI) -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed, without comment, a bill restricting the types of ethnic courses schools can offer students.

Arizona to end freeway speed cameras

PHOENIX, May 8 (UPI) -- Arizona's Department of Public Safety has moved to end the state's speed-camera program on freeways by July.

Brewer revises Arizona immigration law

PHOENIX, May 1 (UPI) -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed a bill revising the state's tough new immigration law to say racial profiling is illegal.
Ariz. tourism group goes to Net on boycott

Ariz. tourism group goes to Net on boycott

PHOENIX, April 27 (UPI) -- The Arizona Hotel and Lodging Association has set up its own Facebook page to counter calls for a boycott of the state.

Ariz. gov signs tough immigration bill

PHOENIX, April 23 (UPI) -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, resisting constituents who urged she take out her veto stamp, Friday signed into law the nation's toughest immigration bill.

Thousands protest Arizona immigration bill

PHOENIX, April 22 (UPI) -- Thousands of people protested outside the Arizona Capitol Thursday appealing to Republican Gov. Jan Brewer to veto the nation's toughest immigration bill.
No word yet from Ariz. gov on immigration

No word yet from Ariz. gov on immigration

PHOENIX, April 21 (UPI) -- With four days to go, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer had given no hint Wednesday whether she would sign a controversial immigration bill into law.
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