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Myths of gun control always miss the target

Myths of gun control always miss the target

The recent slaughter at the grade school in Connecticut is an unimaginable tragedy that could never have been predicted. What can be predicted with pinpoint accuracy will be the national call to disarm honest, law-abiding citizens as a strategy to somehow prevent this from happening again.

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Dying man an example of why state should expand AHCCCS coverage

Dave was a homeless guy. Some blamed him for the bad choices he must have made. Some were a bit more sympathetic. A few got close enough to him to realize how little it would take to get Dave to a much better position in life — off the street, working, and even serving as a superb role model for others similarly in desperate need of a few small breaks.

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Article didn’t accurately describe university funding request

The nature of the universities’ funding requests was not accurately described in the Nov. 30 Arizona Capitol Times article “Universities, agencies seek major spending hikes.” While the article accurately reports the total of the system’s fiscal year 2014 request, it is misleading to suggest that the universities are requesting a 29 percent budget increase.

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Forget rhetoric and partisanship, House Dems to offer economic solutions

Election results both in Arizona and nationwide showed that voters are sick and tired of extremist, partisan politics. They want common sense leaders who are focused on addressing the real issues they and their families face. Arizona House Democrats are committed to moving our economy forward and protecting the middle class — because that is what Arizonans told us they want.

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