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Deficit figure still a moving target (access required)

Lawmakers and budget officials have been estimating the deficit of the upcoming fiscal year at about $3 billion, even though the economy has continued a treacherous slide and state revenues have eroded at an alarming pace.Essentially, budget estimates that have ...

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Dems stockpiling political ammunition for 2010 (access required)

House Democrats — (from left) Jack Brown, Chad Campbell, Eric Meyer, David Lujan, Steve Farley, Kyrsten Sinema and Tom Chabin (obscured) — take reporters’ questions May 11 during the caucus’ weekly press briefing. Democrats have tried nearly every conceivable strategy ...

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Capitol Quotes (access required)

“Thousands of patients across Arizona are already using medical marijuana with their doctor’s recommendation. These patients shouldn’t have to risk arrest and jail just for following their doctor’s advice.” — Andrew Myers, a campaign manager for the Arizona Medical Marijuana ...

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