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DeMenna DUI, drug use makes front page

The Republic this morning (Aug. 28) wrote more than 2,600 words in a front-page story about lobbyist Kevin DeMenna’s October 2014 DUI arrest and subsequent plea deal and sentencing. Though investigative reporter Robert Anglen never accused him of seeking and receiving special treatment, it was heavily implied throughout the story.

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No one wants to be stuck with that tab

After good faith efforts to reach a settlement in the K-12 inflation funding lawsuit failed, the state faces two options: Fight the challenge all the way to the Supreme Court or accede to the trial court’s order to reset the inflation funding level to what it would have been if the money hadn’t been withheld from schools during the years of recession.

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AHCCCS wins round 1 in expansion fight

In his ruling this morning upholding the Medicaid expansion, Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Douglas Gerlach wrote that the 36 GOP legislators challenging the measure failed both to prove that the hospital assessment was a tax instead of a fee and that it didn’t meet the exemptions laid out in Prop 108.

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Bitter Smith under fire for lobbying ties

Several lawyers and former commissioners are calling out Corp Comm chairwoman Bitter Smith for her ties to a cable industry trade group, and one attorney is considering filing a complaint with the AG to have her be removed from office because of conflict of interest, KJZZ’s Kristena Hansen reported today (Aug. 24).

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Recipes for sausage-making

Former Clean Elections Commissioner Louis Hoffman responded to the Arizona Chamber of Commerce's suggested revisions to the commission's proposed "political committee" rule with some changes of his own.

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Stay in the dark, my friends

Critics of dark money hoping to shine the light on whether APS was the driving source behind the Arizona Free Enterprise Club’s abnormally high level of campaign spending last year had their hopes dashed yesterday (Aug. 13), when the AG’s office informed our reporter that a complaint against the group had been dismissed.

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Enter the thought police

Burns’ suggestion yesterday that lawmakers consider narrowing access to Arizona’s public records laws got Kavanagh’s wheels spinning. He said he is mulling legislation to allow public officials some semblance of privacy when dealing with electronic communications, even if they are exchanged between public officials discussing public business.

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