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  • Poll: Brewer very unpopular among voters

    A new poll was released today (Aug. 31), and the results don’t bode well for Gov. Jan Brewer’s chances for election to a full term. It also looks bad for the Arizona Legislature. Apparently, voters are fed up with Brewer and state lawmakers – Brewer …

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  • Brewer needs leverage, lacks incentive to back down

    It’s extremely unlikely that Gov. Jan Brewer will sign all of the budget bills that the Legislature sent to her Aug. 20. She has nothing to gain and everything to lose by allowing this budget to stand.

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  • Budget vote possible Saturday; rules intact

    The following question was raised by an astute reader who commented on a Capitol Times story earlier today: Can the Legislature vote on a budget this Saturday, June 27, considering measures must be read in chamber three times and on different days? The short answer is “yes,” but …

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  • Brewer v. Legislature – highlights from today’s hearing

    Myriad Republican lawmakers attended this morning’s Arizona Supreme Court hearing in the legal challenge that pits Gov. Jan Brewer against top Republicans in the Legislature. The hearing lasted about an hour, with both sides given 30 minutes to present their arguments to the five state …

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  • The big rush, and diminished transparency

    Nobody likes working ’round the clock. And nobody will say publicly that it’s a good idea to pass a budget at 4 a.m. But it happens. And I get why it happens – sort of, at least. Lawmakers have put in a lot of hours …

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