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Senate revives sales tax referral (access required)

The Arizona Senate has revived a measure that contains a provision for a sales tax increase, even though some lawmakers have called it a "dead horse." Senate President Bob Burns indicated lawmakers would continue to work to pass the ballot referral.

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Pearce: No support for ousting Gray (access required)

Sen. Russell Pearce said he has not seen any move in the Senate aimed at removing majority leader Chuck Gray from his leadership post, despite reports that he may suffer the same fate as recently ousted majority whip Pamela Gorman.

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No budget this week; session will drag into Aug. (access required)

The Senate met for a few minutes today (July 31), but only to adjourn the special session until Aug. 4. Even then, though, it’s not clear whether leaders in the Senate will be able to gather enough votes to pass the budget legislation that has tied them up for the past several days.

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GOP closes caucus after Harper, Allen exchange words (access required)

Senate Republicans closed their caucus from the public July 13 after two members got into a relatively heated discussion over how to deal with the governor and her proposal for a one-cent sales tax increase. After the two-hour closed-door meeting, senators said they talked about organizational matters, one of several subjects that they are permitted to go into executive session to discuss.

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Budget shortfall blamed on overspending, tax cuts (access required)

Rapid increases in government spending, permanent tax cuts for individuals and woefully inadequate levels of savings have put Arizona on a treacherous financial path during the past 15 years. Now, lawmakers are trying to detangle the state’s twisted finances and unwind one of the biggest budget knots in state history.

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