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2015 Session Wrap Q&A: Governor Doug Ducey (access required)

Gov. Doug Ducey. (Photo by Rachel Leingang/Arizona Capitol Times)

Doug Ducey couldn’t have asked for much more in his first term as governor. Aside from a contentious bill to create a state inspector general, Arizona’s new governor achieved everything he sought. He worked out a budget deal with the Legislature in record time. He signed the American Civics Act he campaigned on.

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2015 Session Wrap Q&A: House Minority Leader Eric Meyer (access required)

House Minority Leader Eric Meyer. (Photo by Rachel Leingang/Arizona Capitol Times)

Now in his final term as a representative, House Democratic Leader Eric Meyer discussed his first session leading House Democrats. The Paradise Valley Democrat also looked back on how things have changed for Democrats in his time at the Capitol, and looked ahead to the future of his caucus, as well as his own plans for the future.

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2015 Session Wrap Q&A: Senate President Andy Biggs (access required)

Arizona Senate President Andy Biggs. (Photo by Rachel Leingang/Arizona Capitol Times)

The stars aligned for Senate President Andy Biggs in 2015. The numbers don’t show it, but the makeup of the Senate proved more conservative. A new governor worked well with Republican leadership in the Senate. Meanwhile, Biggs was once again a force behind the budget and took the lead to end the session in record time.

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