Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer News

Financial Aid Arizona County Over Flood Damage

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has declared a state of emergency in response to record flooding in Cochise County two months ago. Powerful rains combined with the remnants of Hurricane Odile resulted in up to 6 inches of rain falling in …

Two Arizona Counties Get Disaster Declaration

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer says President Barak Obama has approved her major disaster declaration request for federal assistance for Maricopa and La Paz counties following the severe flooding on Sept. 8. Federal aid will take the specific form of the …

Court Ruling States Arizona Can’t Deny Immigrants Driver’s Licenses

Arizona’s policy of denying driver’s licenses to people who came to the U.S. illegally as children was blocked by a federal appeals court in San Francisco, which said the measure is probably unconstitutional. The policy most likely violates equal protection …

Bill Allowing Insurers to Drop Drivers Axed by Arizona’s Brewer

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has vetoed a bill that would have allowed insurance companies to drop drivers from their coverage if their car was driven mostly out of the state. The bill would have affected college students and snow birds …

Arizona Law to Protect Cities From Catastrophic Death Costs

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed a bill that would protect cities and towns from large insurance liabilities in the case of a disaster that results in the death or serious injury of a public safety employee. House Speaker Andy …

Insurer Groups Applaud Arizona’s Brewer For Ridesharing Veto

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s veto of House Bill 2262, which would have exempted ridesharing companies from commercial insurance requirements imposed on traditional taxi and livery companies, has insurance groups singing her praise. “Gov. Brewer made the right decision today and …

Brewer Issues Emergency Declaration For 2 Arizona Counties

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed a declaration of emergency to assist with flood recovery in Apache and Greenlee counties. A series of powerful monsoon storms passed over the two northeastern Arizona counties on Sept. 13-14. The storms caused significant …

Arizona Governor Asks Obama to Declare Yarnell Fire Disaster

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer wants President Barack Obama to declare the area around the Yarnell Hill fire a disaster area. Brewer sent a letter to Obama Tuesday after assessments showed 109 homes were destroyed and 23 others were damaged. Brewer …

Appeal Planned On Arizona Immigrant License Policy

Immigrant rights advocates plan to appeal a court ruling that declined to halt Gov. Jan Brewer’s order denying driver’s licenses for young immigrants who have gotten work permits and avoided deportation under an Obama administration policy. The plans for an …

Arizona Third State to Allow Posting Policies Online

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed a bill that allows a property/casualty insurer to post policies online and send a link via email to policyholders in lieu of providing a hard copy. Brewer signed HB 2565, which allows an insurer to …