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Capitol Quotes: May 6, 2011

“I’m not going to let that be an excuse not to do it.” — Sen. Al Melvin, on Brewer’s comments that the Legislature must appropriate money for the new Arizona State Guard before it can be called into service. Melvin wants the new state-run force deployed to the Mexican border.

“When we agree with each other in concept, look at the bill, and if there (are) things that concern you, just shoot us a little message.” — Senate President Russell Pearce, asking the governor for more communication following her decision to veto 29 Republican-sponsored bills.

“Somebody the other day told me that I’m somehow in the middle of the Senate caucus. I thought, wow, that is amazing if I’m in the middle in the Republican caucus, because typically it’s been probably fairly difficult to find a lot of people to the right of me. But apparently not as difficult now.” — Sen. Steve Yarbrough, on the conservative nature of the Senate.

“I really don’t care. I’m used to being treated poorly.” — Sen. Ron Gould, on the Governor’s Office not contacting him regarding Brewer’s veto of his firearms omnibus bill.

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