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2014-02-24 20:26:10

Legislation called frivolous, unnecessary and fiscally perilous PHOENIX, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a letter sent today to Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed by over 80 members of the business community including other trade associations, the Arizona Technology Council urged the veto of SB 1062. If passed, the law would allow business owners to cite their religious beliefs in refusing to provide service to certain people. It is the Council's belief that this is discriminatory and would...

2013-05-22 16:25:23

Resolution passed at meeting of the Arizona Indian Gaming Association PHOENIX, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribal leaders passed a resolution supporting Governor Jan Brewer's Medicaid Expansion Effort at the May 17, 2013 meeting of the Arizona Indian Gaming Association (AIGA). A quorum of the leadership voted unanimously to pass the resolution. "We thank Governor Brewer and members of the Arizona legislature who braved the opposition and stood up for expanding Medicaid in our...

2013-04-14 23:02:32

After Failed Attempts to Set Up a State Marketplace, Arizona to Default to Federal Health Insurance Marketplace Park City, Utah (PRWEB) April 14, 2013 Today, Zane Benefits, Inc. published new information on Arizona´s Health Insurance Exchange. Zane Benefits, which provides comprehensive and flexible alternatives to traditional employer sponsored health benefits, is the leader in defined contribution and health reimbursement arrangements. According to Zane Benefits´ website,...

2012-12-14 12:23:29

PHOENIX, Dec. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- America's first monument of the Bill of Rights will be dedicated at 10 AM on December 15, 2012 at Wesley Bolin Plaza in Phoenix, Arizona directly across from the Arizona Capitol complex. Designated "Bill of Rights Day" by Franklin Roosevelt in 1941, this year the date marks the 221st anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights. Arizona Governor Janice K. Brewer, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, and Congress Member-elect Kyrsten...

2012-05-09 10:24:11

PHOENIX, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals, Arizona Chapter (NAHREP-AZ), a non-profit 501c6 trade association, is calling on Arizona Governor Jan Brewer to use 100 percent of the funds awarded from the mortgage servicing settlement from the five largest mortgage servicers to help the state's ailing housing market. Hispanic real estate leaders believe that aid to the state's hardest hit foreclosure zip codes is desperately...

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2012-05-06 07:25:35

On Friday, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed into law a bill that will prohibit Planned Parenthood from receiving tax money from the state, as well as from any city or county within its borders. The legislation is known as HB 2800 or the "Whole Woman's Health Funding Priority Act", and according to Dalina Castellanos of the Los Angeles Times, it "tightens existing state regulations and prevents any government entity -- city, county or state -- from giving money to an organization that...

2012-01-17 06:15:00

PHOENIX and DENVER, Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Altitude Organic Corporation, a division of Tranzbyte Corporation, ERBB (OTC:PK) announced today that Arizona Governor Jan Brewer officially announced late Friday afternoon that she will no longer pursue her federal lawsuit which, until Friday, was blocking the voter-approved medical marijuana act from proceeding. The Arizona Health Department had previously announced plans and guidelines to license 125 medical marijuana...

2012-01-09 07:15:00

PHOENIX, Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Altitude Organic Corporation (ERBB:OTC:Pink) is pleased to announce that U.S. District Judge Susan R. Bolton has thrown out the lawsuit that has currently been blocking the Arizona medical marijuana dispensary program from proceeding. Judge Bolton made a number of comments upon dismissing the case including a comment referencing the plaintiff's complete absence of any evidence that in 16 other medical marijuana states no state employee has...

2011-08-04 07:15:00

PHOENIX, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Altitude Organic Corporation (ERBB:OTCPink), a leading national, publicly-traded medical marijuana company, would like to update shareholders on the status of Arizona Governor Jan Brewer's lawsuit against the federal government regarding the legality of the state medical marijuana law. Deputy US attorney Scott Risner filed legal papers in US District Court on Monday August 1st asking judge Susan Bolton to throw out the case saying, "there is no legal...

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2011-03-31 06:00:00

Arizona will become the first state in the country to outlaw abortions performed on the foundation of race or sex of the fetus, in a move that follows anti-abortion groups that are trying reverse gains made by political conservatives during the November elections, reports Reuters. Under the new statute, signed into law by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer on Tuesday, medical professionals could face felony charges if they are found performing abortions for the purposes of helping parents select...