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Capitol Quotes 2/26/10

"I support this bill because I'm pleased to see Rep. (Andy) Biggs finally regulating something." - House Speaker Kirk Adams, a Republican from Mesa, speaking on the House floor Feb. 23 in support of H2246, which would allow the regulation and sale of some fireworks to the general public in Arizona. Right now, selling fireworks is banned statewide. The bill was approved 40-17 and has been sent to the Senate.

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Hostile amendment slows House passage of budget bill

The fate of a bill that would delay payments to schools and universities as a deficit-closing gimmick is in question after the House of Representatives amended the measure, linking its enactment to a jobs creation and business tax cut bill that is stalled in the Senate.

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Capitol Quotes 1/29/10 (access required)

"I want to thank each of you who have chosen not to challenge me in the Republican primary this year." - Secretary of State Ken Bennett, speaking at the Arizona Republican Party's annual convention.

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Tax cut bill zips through House, heads to Senate

The House of Representatives has approved a bill to stimulate economic development by cutting taxes and creating new incentives for businesses, despite complaints from critics that the measure was rushed through before it could be understood completely.

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End of GOP budget fight? Seriously? (access required)

For the first time in at least six years, the annual release of budget plans by the Arizona Legislature and the governor didn't result in bickering. Of course, it helps that the legislative Republican majority didn't put out anything even closely resembling a budget plan this year.

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