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PSPRS board urges Brewer to call special session (access required)

PSPRS board urges Brewer to call special session <span class="dmcss_key_icon"><img alt="(access required)" src="/files/2013/12/lock1.png" border=0/></span>

The board that oversees Arizona’s pension system for police, firefighter and other public safety employees voted to urge Gov. Jan Brewer to call a special session to fix funding problems in the state’s public employees’ pension system, though it declined to recommend the only concrete plan proposed so far.

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Session Wrap 2014: UpClose with House Speaker Andy Tobin

Session Wrap 2014: UpClose with House Speaker Andy Tobin

For the first time since we began doing them, a leader has refused to sit down for a Session Wrap Q&A interview. Arizona House Speaker Andy Tobin's office refused multiple requests to sit down for an interview, and the only explanation given was that he “wanted more control” over what would be printed. As a result, we were unable to ask Tobin about his experiences this year — or get his thoughts on his nearly eight years as a legislator, six years in leadership and three years as speaker, given that he is leaving the Legislature after this year.

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Session Wrap 2014: UpClose with House Minority Leader Chad Campbell (access required)

Session Wrap 2014: UpClose with House Minority Leader Chad Campbell <span class="dmcss_key_icon"><img alt="(access required)" src="/files/2013/12/lock1.png" border=0/></span>

After eight years at the Capitol, House Democratic leader Chad Campbell is going back to private life. Campbell has seen the state through good times and bad, and in this May 16 interview, he reflected on his time in the House with an air of relief to be leaving, and very little nostalgia.After eight years at the Capitol, House Democratic leader Chad Campbell is going back to private life. Campbell has seen the state through good times and bad, and in this May 16 interview, he reflected on his time in the House with an air of relief to be leaving, and very little nostalgia.

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Session Wrap 2014: UpClose with Senate Minority Leader Anna Tovar (access required)

Session Wrap 2014: UpClose with Senate Minority Leader Anna Tovar <span class="dmcss_key_icon"><img alt="(access required)" src="/files/2013/12/lock1.png" border=0/></span>

Sen. Anna Tovar led the Senate Democratic caucus in 2014 under uncomfortable circumstances, having helped lead a coup of the old leadership team in October 2013. That vote left some bad blood among members of the minority party in the Senate, and the awkwardness of a failed vote to put back in place some of the old leadership team, led by Sen. Leah Landrum Taylor, in April.

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