“What is their solution?” - Gov. Jan Brewer, on her Republican primary challengers’ opposition to a temporary sales tax increase.
“The Legislature is no longer in a position of cutting – the economy’s taking care of that. The money’s not there.” - Senate President Bob Burns, a Republican from Peoria, speaking Nov. 12 about how the state needs to approach future budget deficits.
“I feel great. I have no bad effects from the treatment, and I am firing on all cylinders.” - Sen. Al Melvin, a Tucson Republican who recently disclosed he is undergoing treatment for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
“As the primary process moves along I think that she will prove that she’s probably the best candidate.” - Arizona GOP Chairman Randy Pullen, on Gov. Jan Brewer’s official announcement that she’s running in 2010.
“I’ve learned, I guess, to take nothing for granted and to run like you’re 20 points behind from the first day.” - Attorney General Terry Goddard, on the lessons he’s learned from unsuccessful gubernatorial runs in 1990 and 1994.