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Joe Arpaio foes launch recall effort (access required)

Joe Arpaio

Members of the coalition that recalled former Senate President Russell Pearce are setting their sights on a bigger prize – Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

Organizers of a recall campaign against the long-serving sheriff filed paperwork for their recall committee, Respect Arizona, with county election officials today.

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Melvin wants tax credits for filmmakers


A Republican senator is renewing the push for a tax credit program to lure multi-media productions to Arizona.

Sen. Al Melvin, R-SaddleBrook, wants to allow production companies to claim a 20 percent tax credit on expenditures of at least $250,000.

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Proceeding with caution

While some local Republicans expectedly came out against the immigration reform proposal that Flake and McCain unveiled yesterday, several have expressed support or at least showed a measure of caution about jumping straight to opposition.

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