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Biggs was Pearce’s S1070 emissary in House (access required)

Biggs changed the section allowing civil suits against governments and agencies that use sanctuary policies to require the courts to award legal fees to those entities if they prevail in their lawsuits. Another provision was added to protect Child Protective Service workers and emergency medical technicians from legal action as a result of the bill.

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Reporter Jeremy Duda says Brewer likely to sign S1070

Governor's office reporter, Jeremy Duda talked to ABC15 about the considerations Gov. Brewer has to weigh while she decides whether to sign or veto a recently-passed immigration bill. The bill, S1070, will significantly change the way local law enforcement agencies can investigate and enforce immigration policy in Arizona.

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Arizona Legislature passes multi-pronged immigration bill

In the final moments before passing a sweeping immigration overhaul, Sen. Russell Pearce, a Republican from Mesa, made some predictions about his bill, S1070. "We'll have less crime. We'll have lower taxes. We'll have safer neighborhoods. We'll have shorter lines in the emergency rooms. We'll have smaller classrooms," the Mesa Republican said on the Senate floor on April 19.

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Capitol Quotes 4/16/2010

"I think they've probably exhausted everything." - Sen. Paula Aboud, a Democrat from Tucson, on the payday loan industry's multiple attempts to get legislative approval to continue operating past its June 30 sunset date.

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