Gov. Jan Brewer

People At DMV

Many Young Immigrants Get Driver’s Licenses In Arizona

They waited in line in the dark outside motor vehicle offices, cheered when the doors opened and celebrated again upon passing their driving tests.

12/23/2014

People At DMV

Judge Clears Way For Thousands Of Immigrants In Arizona To Get Driver’s Licenses

A judge cleared the way Thursday for thousands of young immigrants in Arizona who are protected from deportation under an Obama administration policy to get driver’s licenses.

12/19/2014

File photo of Gov. Jan Brewer. (credit: Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)

Arizona Joining Texas-Led Immigration Lawsuit

Arizona is joining a lawsuit that challenges the Obama administration’s recently announced executive actions on immigration, Gov. Jan Brewer announced Thursday.

12/04/2014

The U.S.- Mexico border wall is shown in Nogales, Arizona. (Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Immigrants’ Chances Tied To Their State’s Policies

A patchwork of rules began to form in states — largely along political lines — after the president allowed some young immigrants to stay in the country. Conservative states like Nebraska and Arizona kept them from getting driver’s licenses while liberal locations were much more welcoming in terms of state services and benefits.

11/28/2014

Gay and lesbian couples are lining up to get marriage licenses after Arizona's conservative attorney general announced he would not challenge the federal ruling overturning gay marriage bans in several states. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gay Marriage Now Legal In Arizona

Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne announced he will not challenge a federal court decision that cleared the way for same-sex unions in the state.

10/17/2014

File photo of flood waters in Arizona. (Photo by Jeff Topping/Getty Images)

Floods Lead To Dramatic Rescues In Phoenix Area

The Phoenix area was battered by torrential rain storms Tuesday that caused severe flooding across the desert region. The National Weather Service said some areas received more rain Tuesday than they had all last summer.

08/20/2014

File photo of Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer. (credit: Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)

Appeals Court Blocks Brewer’s Policy Of Denying Driver’s Licenses To Immigrants

An appeals court blocked Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s policy of denying driver’s licenses to young immigrants who have gotten work permits and avoided deportation under an Obama administration policy.

07/07/2014

A makeshift memorial near Prescott, Arizona to honor the 19 firefighters who died on June 30th, 2013.  (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Arizona Firefighters’ Families Sue Over Deaths

Wrongful death lawsuit filed on behalf of families of 19 firefighters who died fighting a wildfire in Arizona last year.

06/26/2014

File photo of guns.(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Arizona Bill Could Allow Guns In Public Places

The Arizona House of Representatives has approved a bill that would allow concealed carry permit holders to carry guns into most public establishments and events.

03/12/2014

File photo of Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer. (credit: Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)

Arizona’s Brewer Won’t Seek Third Term

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer says she won’t seek a third term in office.

03/12/2014

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