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Brewer health insurance bill veto was a mistake

Rather than respond to Henry Grosjean’s commentary (Brewer was right to veto health insurance bill, 5/27) in-kind with an ad hominem attack on his intelligence, I will respond to his claims and why the governor’s veto of SB1593 was a mistake that will have adverse consequences for the 1.3 million Arizonans with no insurance today, and for the thousands of small businesses being crushed under the weight of ever-increasing premiums.  

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History says Pearce has little to worry about from recall effort

As the recall threat against Senate President Russell Pearce heats up, Arizona voters may be joining their counterparts in the rest of the country in looking to kick out an elected leader. Activists in Wisconsin are seeking to remove 16 state senators, Miami-Dade County kicked out its mayor and the mayor of Omaha, Neb., just barely survived a recall vote.

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Brewer was right to veto health insurance bill

I suspected Gov. Jan Brewer would veto SB1593 and applaud her for doing so.

This bill was yet another example of a misguided Legislature embracing a feel-good piece of legislation that was promoted by health insurance reform advocates, such as Dr. Eric Novack.

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Arpaio is dangerous and needs to go

Sheriff Joe Arpaio is dangerous. He needs to go.

Arpaio’s suggestion that he knew nothing of the gross mismanagement by his underlings like Dave Henderschott is not credible. Arpaio surrounds himself with sycophants like Henderschott who share Arpaio’s disdain for anyone who would criticize the office. Arpaio cannot now distance himself from these decisions.

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