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Republican Jan Brewer, after being sworn in as the twenty-second governor of Arizona, addresses those gathered during inauguration ceremonies on Jan. 21, 2009, in Phoenix.
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March 12, 2014 To run for another term, it would have required a legal battle to challenge the state's term limits. Brewer completed the final year of Janet Napolitano's term. She won another four-year term in 2010.
Detective Enrique Chavez logs weapons from a gun buyback in Miami. Arizona's new law requires municipalities to re-sell weapons recovered in such programs.
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April 30, 2013 Gov. Jan Brewer signed the legislation requiring weapons collected in buyback programs to be re-sold. She also signed a separate bill that bars local governments from keeping lists of people who possess firearms.
May 5, 2012 The state already forbids funding of abortions, but the governor says the legislation "closes loopholes." Planned Parenthood Arizona says the move "could reduce access to a wide range of preventive health care for thousands of Arizonans."
September 2, 2010 Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer froze up badly at the start of her debate Wednesday evening. It probably wasn't fatal but it really was bad.
July 28, 2010 Arizona Gov. Brewer: 'I'm Sure... We Will Appeal'
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