Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility
Home / Capitol Quotes / Capitol Quotes: May 31, 2013

Capitol Quotes: May 31, 2013

“I’m not really getting a lot of support from folks (in the Legislature), so I’m going to step aside and try to find other ways.” — House Speaker Andy Tobin, R-Paulden, announcing he is dropping an effort to send the question of Medicaid expansion to voters.

“July 1st usually forces something, not necessarily good, but it forces something.” — Republican Rep. John Kavanagh on when a state budget might be finished.

“The Legislature should exist in order to get it right, not to get things done quickly.” — Republican Rep. Adam Kwasman advocating for staying in session as long as it takes to craft a conservative budget that doesn’t include Medicaid expansion.

“It’s a liberal budget, it came in as a compromise and then it got bloated, and now it’s just the worst of both worlds — you have a bloated budget and you have Medicaid expansion.’’ — Republican Rep. Warren Petersen on the Senate budget proposal.

“(The law) turns Asian-American women into suspects.”  — Miriam Yeung, executive director of the National Asia Pacific American Women’s Forum, on the reasoning behind a lawsuit to overturn a law outlawing abortions carried out to prevent the births of females and minority babies.

No tags for this post.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

 

x

Check Also

More STEM, workforce funding for community colleges (access required)

Community colleges in Maricopa, Pima and Pinal counties are set to get more money for programs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and workforce training thanks to a provision in this year’s state budget.