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Brewer a victim of ‘political vanity’

Republic columnist Robert Robb dished out a harsh critique of Brewer today (Dec. 10), writing that she has failed in her most important task – balancing the budget and putting the state on a stable fiscal footing.“

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Sources: Brno set to name solicitor general

Brnovich has picked a former colleague from the US Attorney’s Office to be his solicitor general. According to sources, Assistant US Attorney John R Lopez, who currently serves as executive assistant to US Attorney John Leonardo, will be named solicitor general later this week.

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All your congressmen are belong to us

Letters from congressmen to federal regulators questioning the business practices of rooftop solar companies aren’t just for Democrats. Now, Franks, Gosar and Salmon have sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission that is similar to the one Kirkpatrick, Barber, Sinema and Gene Green (D-TX) sent to the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Nov. 19.

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Sources: OSPB head Arnold lands new gig

OSPB Director John Arnold will move over to the Bd of Regents once Brewer leaves office, several sources with knowledge of the situation told our reporter today (Dec. 4). One railbird said Arnold will become ABOR’s budget chief.

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Don’t get your hopes up

The Republic’s Joanna Allhands suggested in her column today that Biggs is willing to talk tax increases. Allhands said Biggs told the paper’s editorial board yesterday that policymakers must have a deep and transparent discussion about what government does and how its operations are funded.

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Why am I not surprised?

A letter sent by Barber, Kirkparick, Sinema and Texas Rep. Gene Green urging the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to scrutinize the business practices of solar-panel-leasing companies was done at the behest of APS, according to a DC-based solar industry representative.

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Graham touts backing from Arpaio, party loyalists

AZGOP Chairman Robert Graham quickly rolled out endorsements from Arpaio and longtime party leaders a day after GOP activist Lori Urban confirmed to our reporter that she’s challenging him in the race for chairman – a sure sign that he’s not taking the January race for granted.

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It’s a two-way contest for AZGOP chairman

Republicans kept their majorities in the Arizona House and Senate and swept all statewide races, but for some party activists, the election results weren’t a reason for celebration. Rather, it was a cause for dissatisfaction, which was enough to compel some to conclude it’s time to replace state party chairman Robert Graham.

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