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Year in Review: 2016 Quotes of the Year (access required)

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Dozens of notable quotes graced the pages of the Arizona Capitol Times this year. Lawmakers threw shade at one another, pundits opined on education and elections, and Capitol regulars offered up some gems as well. Here are our favorite quotes from 2016.

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Capitol Quotes 4/2/10

"You're going to hear a lot of things that are similar. The question is, who can you trust?" - State Treasurer Dean Martin, on the differences between himself and the other Republican gubernatorial candidates.

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Capitol Quotes 3/26/2010

"I wouldn't bet a whole lot of money on those lawsuits being successful. I think most of these arguments were settled as a result of the Civil War." - John Rivers, president of the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association, on the lawsuit being filed by 13 state attorneys general against the federal health care bill.

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Capitol Quotes 3/19/2010

"The Bible tells us not to charge usury when you loan money to people. Essentially these people are taking advantage of people." - Sen. Ron Gould, a Republican from Lake Havasu City, explaining why he voted against a bill that would've allowed the payday loan industry to stay in business.

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Capitol Quotes 3/12/2010 (access required)

"All they are really doing is securing traditional family values. These are the traditional values that were upheld for 6,000 years and when homosexual activists essentially decided they were going to use the courts to try to normalize their relationships in statute, then social conservatives began putting traditional family values in statute also." - Sen. Ron Gould, a Lake Havasu City Republican, explaining the political goals of faith-based groups.

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