“You’re going to hear a lot of things that are similar. The question is, who can you trust?” – State Treasurer Dean Martin, on the differences between himself and the other Republican gubernatorial candidates.
“It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that if J.D. Hayworth wins the primary, all you’re going to need is three months to win this thing.” – Democratic lobbyist David Waid on the primary battle between former U.S. Rep. J.D. Hayworth and Sen. John McCain, and the Democrats’ chances for capitalizing on the fallout.
“Members, the bell is not working, but the board is open. Ring, ring, ring.” – House Speaker Kirk Adams on the floor March 29, reacting to a malfunction with the bell that announces voting has begun.
“I’ve read the bull – er, bill.” – House Assistant Minority Leader Kyrsten Sinema, a Phoenix Democrat, speaking in the House Appropriations Committee March 30 about the federal health care reform legislation.
“Every year it’s this beast that has to be fed.” – Lobbyist Ryan Anderson, on the spate of bills filed every year in the Legislature regarding homeowners associations.