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UpClose with Phil Gordon (access required)

Not long after announcing that he would seek a new food tax to help the city cope with its budget crisis, Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon stood on the balcony near his downtown office and gazed at the cranes at a construction site across the street.

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Payday lenders ready for showdown in Senate Approps (access required)

The payday loan industry is getting another chance to keep its doors open in Arizona. The Senate Appropriations Committee today will hear a proposed striker amendment on H2370 that would essentially revive a bill that Rep. Andy Tobin withdrew in January due to a lack of support. The bill would implement new regulations on payday lenders and allow the businesses to continue operating past a July 1 sunset date.

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Power line cost pits lawmakers vs. ACC   (access required)

The Arizona Corporation Commission decided three years ago that homebuilders should pay the cost of extending power lines to new houses, but some lawmakers now want to go back to the way things used to be and force utility companies to foot the bill.

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Campaign finance now in uncharted territory (access required)

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that corporations and labor unions can spend freely on political campaigns, Arizona has a simple choice - create new regulations to monitor that type of spending, or run the risk of an entire election cycle being dominated by millions of dollars worth of anonymous advertising.

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