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In Paul’s own words

ABC15 is claiming that, despite Paul Babeu’s protestations four years ago during his first congressional bid, the sheriff knew about the widespread physical and sexual abuse of students in an unlicensed Massachusetts boarding school he used to run before he moved to Arizona.

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Ducey is open to suggestions on JTED funding

As consensus quickly builds at the Capitol to restore funding for JTEDs, the governor’s proposal to create a $30 million, three-year competitive grant program looks more and more isolated. Shooter’s S1258 (JTED funding reductions; repeal), for example, has attracted 71 ...

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Maybe he drove around the Loop 101 38 times

A handful of House lawmakers and staff kept on trucking in state vehicles through the end of the year, according to records from the Dept of Administration. As the Capitol Times reported earlier this month, a small number of lawmakers and staffers had driven more than 25,000 miles in state vehicles, some of which were for reasons that violate state rules and laws governing fleet vehicle use.

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Chuck, Paul and Terry’s revolution begins (access required)

The long-awaited ballot language for the top-two primary and anti-dark-money initiatives were filed with the secretary of state’s office today, hours before the Open and Honest Coalition had scheduled a press briefing meant to kick off its campaign. To read ...

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How will Queen Elsa feel about that (access required)

Donald Trump has tapped DeWit to serve as his Arizona campaign chairman. In his endorsement, DeWit called Trump a “conservative political outsider with financial savvy and success, who understands what it means to build a business, make payroll, and flourish ...

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GOP activists prepare to embarrass McCain anew (access required)

The Arizona Republican Party’s Resolutions Committee had unanimously rejected a resolution stating the PCs will endorse “anyone but McCain” in this year’s US Senate primary, but that’s not stopping Republicans from pushing and likely adopting the resolution on Saturday at ...

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Andy Tobin?

Lottery Director Tony Bouie resigned effective yesterday. His resignation came two days after the Phoenix New Times published a series of allegations that he had improperly used state vehicles for personal reasons and hired a number of friends at the agency.

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She’ll need a plane, not a bike, in CD1

Republican Wendy Rogers has jumped into the already-crowded primary race in sprawling CD1. Rogers had run twice in CD9, narrowly losing to Vernon Parker in the 2012 primary and losing to Sinema in the general election two years later. For weeks, rumors had run rampant about her joining the race.

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