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Legislature on track to adjourn May 1 (access required)

Arizona Capitol Building (Photo by Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

The Arizona Legislature will end its session next week, killing hundreds of outstanding bills and giving lawmakers several months to hunker down and prepare to come back in the summer -- by which time a clearer picture will emerge of the state’s financial and physical health.

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10 percent pay raise would end DPS turnover, improve public safety

Blue and red police roof bar lights

On those dark nights patrolling rural areas of this state, troopers often find themselves far from any backup. That’s in large part because of the considerable amount of vacancies among our ranks. Increasing pay will help the department attract more and better qualified recruits. More troopers on the road helps ensure better public safety – for our fellow troopers and the citizens we are sworn to protect.

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