Governor Brewer Responds to DPS Report on Not Investigated Child Abuse & Neglect Cases

Phoenix, Arizona - Governor Jan Brewer today responded to the release of the official report from the Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) regarding its administrative review into the thousands of cases of potential child abuse and neglect that were designated as "not investigated," or "NI."

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Governor Brewer Signs Priority Legislation to Combat Human Trafficking

Phoenix, Arizona - Governor Jan Brewer today signed into law a measure that addresses one of her top priorities of the legislative session. Based on recommendations from the Governor’s Task Force on Human Trafficking – established by Governor Brewer in April 2013 - HB 2454 strengthens state law to increase penalties for human trafficking while improving and enhancing protective measures for the victimized and vulnerable.

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Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne Authored Principal Friend of Court Brief in Today's Supreme Court Victory Over Racial Preferences

Phoenix, Arizona - Attorney General Tom Horne authored the principal Friend of Court Brief, joined by other states, in today's victory by Michigan upholding state bans on racial preferences in college admissions, state contracts, and state employment.

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CBP Aircrew Faces ‘High Risk’ During Rescue at 6,000 Feet

Tucson, Arizona - Just nine days after agents from the U.S. Border Patrol and the Office of Air and Marine’s (OAM) Tucson Air Branch rescued a severely injured hiker near Gunsight, Ariz., an OAM aircrew found themselves involved in yet another rescue mission.

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U.S. Department of Education Announces Awards to Arizona and New Hampshire to Continue Efforts to Turn Around Lowest-Performing Schools

Yuma, Arizona - U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Arizona and New Hampshire will receive more than $12 million to continue efforts to turn around their persistently lowest-achieving schools through new awards from the Department's School Improvement Grants (SIG) program. Both Arizona and New Hampshire will use these funds to make awards to a new cohort of their lowest-performing schools.

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Governor Jan Brewer Names Pinal County Superior Court Appointment

Phoenix, Arizona - Governor Jan Brewer today appointed municipal court judge Karl Eppich to the Pinal County Superior Court.

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