Without Democratic support, Senate Republicans will be counting on every GOP vote they can muster. Sen. Barbara Leff is out of town and Sen. Ron Gould is a “no.”
That means Senate leadership will need the vote of everyone else in the caucus. Sen. Carolyn Allen told our reporter she is supportive of fixing the agency’s budget and returning money to the Arizona Science Foundation. But: “I am not happy with the cuts to education. I have not really been able to discuss that in detail,” Allen said, adding, “I have the bills, and I have a little bit of heartburn with that so they need to come back and talk to me.” Allen also said she cannot stay at the capitol for three days. “Physically, I can’t do that,” she said
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