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An early contender, Martin fades amid Brewer’s momentum (access required)

When state Treasurer Dean Martin entered the race in January, he had long looked like Gov. Jan Brewer’s most dangerous adversary in the Republican primary. Brewer was floundering in her budget battle with the Legislature and reeling from conservative opposition to her proposed sales tax hike.

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Mills’ money no match for S1070 (access required)

Northern Arizona businessman, Mills put himself on the political map when he hired Symington Group partner Camilla Strongin to manage his campaign and became the talk of the Capitol in January when he put $2 million of his own money into his campaign.

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State avoids cash flow crisis – for now

The state has enough cash to pay its bills for the rest of the year, State Treasurer Dean Martin announced. Martin's office said July 13 that a cash-management plan the state is adopting would diminish, if not totally eliminate, the need to borrow money for day-to-day operations.

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Martin drops out, backs Brewer in governor’s race

State Treasurer Dean Martin dropped out of the governor's race July 9, saying he would stand aside and support Gov. Jan Brewer in her battles with the Obama administration and the federal government. "Governor Brewer is going to need all our help to shoulder the burden of defending Arizona from the federal government. It is our duty to stand together as Arizona residents against an intrusive federal bureaucracy," Martin said in his announcement that he characterized as "suspending" his campaign. "Our state and the residents of Arizona are more important than playing politics."

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