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House panel looks to blunt ‘defund the police’ (access required)

A House panel voted Monday to ask voters to bar cities from cutting funding for police and sheriffs or risk losing state aid.  Rep. Walt Blackman, R-Snowflake, said the move is designed to blunt – and outright prohibit – calls to “defund the police” and instead use some of the dollars on alternatives to sworn officers. ...

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