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Lawsuit Challenging State's Medicaid Expansion Plan Gets Tossed

AP | BOB CHRISTIE | Posted 02.08.2014 | Politics

PHOENIX (AP) — A lawsuit challenging Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's Medicaid expansion plan that was filed by fellow Republicans in the state Legislature...

Amid GOP Divide, Brewer Warns Against Republicans In 'Harm's Way'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.13.2013 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) is encouraging Republicans in her state to unite ahead of the 2014 elections. In an open letter sent Friday, Brewer dis...

Republican Battles Over Medicaid Turn To God, Morality

Reuters | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics

By David Morgan June 26 (Reuters) - Ohio's Republican governor, John Kasich, is no fan of President Barack Obama's hea...

Brewer Signs Obamacare Expansion

AP | BOB CHRISTIE | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics

PHOENIX -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed a law expanding the state's Medicaid program following her victory over conservatives in her own party o...

Jeffrey Young

GOP Governor Wins Big Victory ... For Obamacare?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 09.13.2013 | Politics

Arizona will expand Medicaid to cover nearly 300,000 poor residents next year after a bipartisan coalition passed a measure backed by Gov. Jan Brewer ...

Russell Pearce Blasts Brewer On Obamacare 'Socialism'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

Former Arizona state Sen. Russell Pearce (R) had tough words for Jan Brewer this week, condemning the Republican governor for agreeing to expand Medic...

Jan Brewer Wins First Victory In Medicaid Standoff With Republicans

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

Citing frustration over a lengthy stalemate with Gov. Jan Brewer (R) and a lack of support for his alternative, Arizona House Speaker Andy Tobin (R) s...

Brewer Move Deepens Republican Party Rift

Washington Post | Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics

Republican fissures over the expansion of Medicaid, a critical piece of the 2010 health-care law designed to provide coverage to millions of uninsured...

State Investigating Threat Over Brewer Push

AP | CRISTINA SILVA | Posted 05.25.2013 | Politics

PHOENIX -- Arizona's bitter debate over a signature part of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul has sparked an investigation into lawmakers'...

Governor Goes To Bat For Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 05.24.2013 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) vetoed five bills Thursday, the first to reach her desk since she vowed to veto all legislation until the state Legislatur...

GOP Rep. Threatened For Supporting Brewer Plan

AP | BOB CHRISTIE | Posted 07.23.2013 | Politics

PHOENIX — A Republican member of the Arizona House who supports GOP Gov. Jan Brewer's push to expand Medicaid received an obscene and threatenin...

Brewer Still Facing Opposition From Republicans

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) is still facing opposition from Republican lawmakers over Medicaid expansion. Brewer has been working with individual l...

Brewer's Party Turns Against Her

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 04.26.2013 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's own party is turning against her. Right-wing Arizona lawmakers mounted a protest Thursday of Brewer's support for Medica...

Brewer 'Digs In Her Heels' In Battle With Republicans

New York Times | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

In the battle to get the Medicaid expansion being championed by Gov. Jan Brewer approved by the state’s legislators, her closest advisers are hangin...

Brewer Faces Republican Backlash On Health Care Battle

AP | Posted 02.17.2013 | Politics

Gov. Jan Brewer faces one of the toughest fights of her political career as she bucks her own party in an effort to expand Medicaid to about 300,000 m...

Arizona GOP Gov. Jan Brewer Hits Back At Conservative Critics On Obamacare

Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.27.2013 | Business
Jeffrey Young

Now, it's Republican Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's turn to fight off attacks against Obamacare. Brewer, who became a conservative darling for her hardlin...

Obamacare Wrinkle Might Benefit Legal Immigrants Over Citizens

Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.26.2013 | Business
Jeffrey Young

The Supreme Court decision that upheld President Barack Obama's health care reform law but enabled states to opt out of its Medicaid expansion just ke...

Obamacare Provision Could Make Things Awkward For GOP Governors

Posted 01.23.2013 | Politics

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Governors who reject health insurance for the poor under the federal health care ov...

Republican Governor To Raise Taxes To Pay For Obamacare

AP | BOB CHRISTIE | Posted 01.20.2013 | Business

PHOENIX -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has built a political career in standing up to the federal government over everything from immigration to health ca...

Jan Brewer's Displaying Surprise Shift

Arizona Republic | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, who has earned a reputation as one of the nation's most ardent hard-liners on illegal immigration, is noticeably softening he...

John Celock

Arizona Governor Makes Surprise Decision On Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

Arizona will participate in the expansion of Medicaid, Gov. Jan Brewer said Monday in her State of the State address, making her the third Republican ...

Brewer Quickly Backtracks On Support For Immigration Reform

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics

For a brief moment on Sunday, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) appeared to back away from her firm position that border security must be addressed before c...

Controversial Budget Cut Proposal Challenged By Suit Filed With State Supreme Court

The Arizona Republic | Mary K. Reinhart | Posted 07.23.2011 | Politics

Three public-interest law groups have filed suit to stop cuts to the state's Medicaid program from taking effect, arguing that Gov. Jan Brewer's plan ...

Jan Brewer Reverses Course On Restoring Transplant Funding

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX - Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has proposed that the state restore Medicaid coverage for transplant patients -- which was reduced amid much controv...

Brewer's Proposed Health Care Cuts Could Slam Hospitals As Patients Lose Funding

Bloomberg | Amanda J. Crawford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When 62-year-old John Schoenhoft's abnormal heartbeat landed him in a Cottonwood, Arizona, hospital for three days in August, he had no insurance, his...