Brewer's tax hikes controversial

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Governor Jan Brewer yesterday told legislators something they probably hoped they wouldn't hear.

"We must be willing to consider the passage of a temporary tax increase approved by you and signed by me or approved by the voters," said Brewer during her address at the State Capitol on Wednesday.

Brewer says an increase in taxes would generate $1billion dollars a year, and rescue the state's economy from financial collapse.

"It is absolutely necessary," says Brewer.