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Pension reform coming, but how remains unsettled

Firefighters have been working with Biggs and Lesko on a plan to reform PSPRS, and hope to push a constitutional amendment in 2016 – the only question is whether lawmakers will send the amendment to the ballot or whether the firefighters will have to dip into their own funds to launch an initiative campaign.

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With any luck, we’ll know on Monday

With the US Supreme Court’s redistricting ruling looming in Arizona’s political foreground, one railbird with knowledge of the situation said Biggs and Gowan plan to call a bipartisan joint legislative committee to start drafting maps and collecting public comment, should the court rule in the Legislature’s favor.

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Lawmakers work all night to pass budget

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Arizona lawmakers pulled an all-nighter and worked well past sunrise Saturday morning to approve a $9.1 billion budget proposal after Republican leadership spent the day rounding up the votes to get it across the finish line.

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