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Senate falls one vote short, may try again today (access required)

Despite intense lobbying, Republican leaders failed to persuade Sen. Pamela Gorman to vote for a referral for a sales tax increase. Brewer talked with Gorman, the majority whip, for more than an hour at Gorman's Senate office, but the governor was apparently unable to persuade the senator to change her mind.

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Pelander picked for AZ Supreme Court (access required)

Gov. Jan Brewer on July 28 announced the appointment of Tucson appellate court Judge John Pelander to the Arizona Supreme Court. Pelander, a Republican, was one of three final candidates presented to Brewer by the Arizona Commission on Appellate Court ...

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Legislature, Guv making no friends with voters

Only 17% of voters said the Legislature is doing a good or excellent job, and 43% rated its performance as poor in a new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey. Brewer's handling of the budget crisis fared only slightly better in the poll - 25% of those survyed said she was doing a good or excellent job.

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New law would allow post-foreclosure suits

Arizona real-estate agents are sounding the alarm over recently enacted state legislation that sets new limits on longstanding protections for some owners of foreclosed homes, saying the law will weaken protection for borrowers and damage the struggling housing market.

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Capitol Quotes 7/24 (access required)

“I’m out here trying to get NCSL to take a turn to the right.” – Sen. Russell Pearce, speaking July 22 from Philadelphia, where he is attending an event hosted by the National Conference of State Legislators. “Right now I ...

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