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Chambers to back fewer, but make it worth it?

As noted on Monday, more than two dozen legislators backed by the Arizona Chamber during the 2012 election cycle stood opposite the business community on Common Core and Medicaid expansion, despite generally being reliable business allies on taxation, regulation and tort issues.

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Senate panel debates ‘seductive evils’ of U.N. sustainability doctrine (access required)

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An Arizona Senate panel approved a bill that would prohibit the state or any local government within Arizona from abiding by the principles of a United Nations declaration on sustainable development.

“The truth contained within this United Nations program is something sinister and dark,” Burges testified to a round of applause in committee. “The plan calls for government to take control of all land use and not leave any of the decisions in the hands of private property owners.”

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