Capitol Quotes: April 1, 2011
Published: April 1, 2011 at 7:26 am
“There will be no scandal or abuse at the ACA in any way.” — Jerry Colangelo, on criticisms that the Arizona Commerce Authority could lead to backroom deals.
“I think sometimes we make our society too complicated.” — Rep. Cecil Ash, R-Mesa, about the original provision in the firearms omnibus bill that stadiums would have to either allow guns or install metal detectors and storage lockers.
“As we’re moving towards a compromise, I’m optimistic that we can get to a point where we are neutral on this bill.” — Glenn Hamer, president and CEO of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry, which has opposed the firearms omnibus bill.
“No.” — Convicted killer Eric J. King’s last word, which was his response when asked if he had any last words prior to his execution.
“It affirmed my position that when we execute someone, especially in a humane way in which it was carried out this morning, I think it certainly is something most of those, if not all of those on death row, didn’t afford their victims.” — Rep. Eddie Farnsworth, a Gilbert Republican, after witnessing King’s execution March 29.
‘I think Arizona would not be in the top 10.’ — Former Intel CEO Craig Barrett, saying Intel would not consider Arizona as a site for investment if it had to start anew.