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Lawmakers advance secret-ballot measure -Day 1 (access required)

In almost staccato fashion, Senate and House committees on Aug. 9 approved new legislation aimed at guaranteeing people's right to a secret ballot in union elections. Gov. Jan Brewer called the ninth special session this term to fix the anti-union ballot measure, which the courts earlier ruled unconstitutional.

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