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Dem leader tries to force budget to governor (access required)

On June 24, a senior Democratic senator tried to accomplish through a parliamentary maneuver what Gov. Jan Brewer failed to do by taking her case to court. Senate Minority Leader Jorge Garcia made a motion on the floor that afternoon for the Legislature to immediately transmit the budget bills it passed on June 4.

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Texting-ban revival falls flat in Senate

A last-minute effort on June 23 failed to revive legislation to ban texting while driving. Senators had rejected the measure the day before. It was two votes short of passing the full Senate. Sen. Richard Miranda, a Democrat from Tolleson ...

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Both sides claim win in Supreme Court ruling

Gov. Jan Brewer, Senate President Bob Burns and House Speaker Kirk Adams all claimed victory following the Arizona Supreme Court’s ruling in the governor’s case against the Legislature. Less than six hours after hearing oral arguments, the court on June ...

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