It took a great deal of courage for Governor Brewer to stand up to the extreme right wing elements of her party and call for the expansion of Medicaid. Her efforts to form a bi-partisan coalition may not have been exactly what she was seeking, however doing so, showed that
Senator McGuire, AZ LD8, did not prove herself a friend of public education at the end of 51st Legislative Session.
Although the Senate had initially defeated SB1363 [empowerment scholarship accounts (ESAs)], in the final hours of session on June 14, 2013, she alone brought the bill back to life
“A Politician thinks of the next election, a Leader thinks of the next generation”. I am totally and pleasantly surprised to find Governor Brewer meeting these criteria in her effort to support Medicaid expansion in Arizona. Her decision to support Obamacare which in turn supports low to moderate income family’s