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Jan Brewer

Janice Kay "Jan" Brewer is the 22nd and current Governor of the U.S. state of Arizona and a member of the Republican Party. She is the fourth woman, and third consecutive woman, to hold the office. Brewer previously served as Secretary of State of Arizona, from January 2003 until then-Governor Janet Napolitano resigned after being selected as Secretary of Homeland Security in January 2009. Brewer became Governor of Arizona as part of the line of succession, as determined by the Arizona constitution.
Born in California, Brewer is a graduate of Glendale Community College. She has served as a State Senator and State Representative for Arizona, from 1983 to 1996. Brewer also served as Chairman of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, before running for Arizona Secretary of State in 2002.
Brewer came into the national spotlight when, on April 23, 2010, she signed the Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act. The act makes it a state ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Arizona Gov. Brewer blasts 'imperial' Obama for failing to secure border
2014-07-08
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer tore into President Obama on Twitter, calling him an “imperial POTUS” for failing to secure the border and allowing illegal immigrants to “overrun” the country. “AZ will continue to fight for the rule of law. Lawless decrees by ...
(Washington Times)
  1. Brewer's driver's license ban blocked by court

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Jan Brewer: St. Louis woman shot in face by stray bullet during fireworks ...
2014-07-08
"I just felt this baseball bat type thing hit me in the face," said Brewer. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is investigating the incident, but have not determined who fired the stray bullet. Brewer and her husband say no one in the area was using ...
(WPTV)
  1. Fenton woman struck by wayward bullet at Fourth of July party
  2. Missouri woman at July 4 celebration nearly blinded after stray bullet lodges ...
  3. X-ray reveals stray bullet that hit woman's face during fireworks show

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Response from Governor Jan Brewer on the Ninth Circuit ruling
2014-07-07
Governor Brewer's office has released her official statement on the ruling handed down Monday from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, that blocks Arizona's policy to deny driver's licenses to immigrants. The following is her statement: “In 2012, based ...
(Tucson News Now)
  1. Ariz. Gov. Jan Brewer vows 'to fight this imperial POTUS' over border security
  2. Governor Jan Brewer blasts President Obama's DACA Program
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Wag the dogma (Gov. Brewer, Pres. Obama and immigration)
2014-07-02
Brewer issued a statement saying in part, "Rather than take action to secure our border, President Obama makes a hyper-partisan speech to complain that his liberal immigration bill, which would reward illegal aliens with a path to citizenship, has not ...
(Arizona Republic)
  1. Arizona Governor Brewer on Obama's Vow to Unilaterally Implement ...
  2. Texas Politicians Lambast Obama's Immigration Speech
  3. Mixed Arizona reactions to Obama's immigration-reform promise

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Statement from Governor Jan Brewer: Anniversary of Yarnell Hill Tragedy
2014-06-28
Phoenix, Arizona - Governor Jan Brewer: "One year ago Monday, Arizona suffered the unfathomable loss of 19 elite Granite Mountain Hotshots amid the deadliest wildfire in our state's history. "Not a day has passed that we have not prayed, mourned, and ...
(Yumanewsnow)
  1. Arizona Firefighters' Families Sue Over Deaths

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Jan Brewer Claims She Feels Immigrant Kids' Pain, Blames The White House
2014-06-26
NOGALES, Arizona, June 25 (Reuters) - Arizona's Republican Governor Jan Brewer said on Wednesday that as a mother it broke her heart to see the plight of illegal immigrant children, and that she blamed the federal government for failing to send a ...
(Huffington Post)
  1. Soon, we may long for the days of Jan Brewer
  2. Brewer, Homeland Security chief visit Nogales center holding migrant kids
  3. Brewer Lashes at Johnson After Nogales Shelter Tour

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Gov. Brewer hints at gay rights for Ariz.
2014-06-21
The same Jan Brewer who scratched her name on SB 1070 and launched 1,000 boycotts, who was the darling of Fox News and the defiant finger that upbraided President Obama, is now supporting gay rights. Four years ago, when the cardinal of the ...
(azcentral.com)
  1. Governors Brewer, Padres: Blame feds for influx of immigrants
  2. Gov. Brewer speaks out on migrant children crisis
  3. Arizona, Sonora governors weigh in on immigration debate

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'Protect solar energy' petition delivered to Gov. Jan Brewer's office today
2014-06-20
“I'd like to call attention to Gov. Brewer to promote solar. I mistrust that she really opts to promote that.” Hundreds rallied against the tax at the State Capitol earlier this month, including solar installers and members of TUSK, Tell Utilities ...
(Phoenix Business Journal (blog))
  1. Group calls on governor to oppose solar tax

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Brewer reflects on successes, woes of 2014
2014-06-17
Jan Brewer entered her sixth and final year as Arizona's chief executive in January with a goal of finishing her remake of the state's business-tax structure, overhauling its scandal-ridden child welfare system, enacting a budget that funded priorities ...
(ABC15.com (KNXV-TV))
  1. Gov. Jan Brewer celebrates successful session, won't hint at endorsement for ...
  2. Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer reflects on her year's agenda
  3. Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer reflects on successes, challenges of 2014 Legislative ...

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