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Definition of lobbyist hard to pin down

‘Capitol Times’ analysis of lobbying records reveals loopholes, reporting gaps and errors

Even the question of who is a lobbyist is debatable, thanks to wide-ranging exemptions in the laws governing who is required to register as a lobbyist. Those exemptions cover everyone from John Q. Public to, arguably, one of the state’s most powerful public policy groups: The Goldwater Institute.

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If the mountain won’t come to Muhammad…

One lobbyist pushing for the AHCCCS expansion told our reporter today that GOP lawmakers will eventually “become more and more comfortable with the idea that they don’t need to be afraid of the PCs,” but said that the effort could be hastened if the business community stepped up to the plate in a bigger way

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Biker profiling bill hits a snag

Motorcyclist Chuck Black (Photo by Ryan Cook/RJ Cook Photography)

A bill to prevent police from profiling motorcyclists as outlaw bikers hit a snag this week when a Democratic lawmaker introduced changes that included allowing police officers to stop bikers wearing “hate symbols.’’

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Adams, Salmon spar over veracity of ‘Obamacare’ ad (access required)

If Republicans are united in anything, it’s an overwhelming hatred of Obamacare. And it’s that raw emotion that former Arizona House Speaker Kirk Adams hopes to tap into with an accusation that his opponent, former Congressman Matt Salmon, lobbied to pass the landmark health care overhaul legislation.

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