“It’s ironic that more than twenty years after the MLK controversy, the State of Arizona is once again thrust into the spotlight with its national reputation and perhaps a Super Bowl at stake. What is often underreported in the wake of the maelstrom from two decades ago is the fact that Arizona did the right thing. In reality, Arizona is the only state in the union to have a voter approved MLK holiday.
“Governor Brewer’s deliberative process is the hallmark of her leadership. From righting the fiscal ship to restoring the will of the voters to protect the most vulnerable, her leadership has proven time and again to yield thoughtful and positive results. I know that she’ll do the right thing for the State of Arizona.”