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House committee passes earned release bill (access required)

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Long-awaited legislation that would create an early release program for people convicted of non-violent crimes passed through the House Judiciary committee Wednesday, offering relief to lawmakers who have fought for broad changes to sentencing laws to no avail for the better part of two years.

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Ethics complaints against Rep. Cook made public (access required)

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The House Ethics Committee has released the two ethics complaints into Rep. David Cook that it received late Tuesday afternoon, confirming that the committee will be probing both the Globe Republican’s alleged affair with a lobbyist and his alleged involvement in a bribery scandal in Pinal County.

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