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GOP still pressing Hobbs on inaugural fundraising (access required)

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Republican lawmakers continue to take aim at Democratic Gov. Katie Hobbs’ extraordinary inaugural ceremony fundraising. But their efforts might be limited to sending a message. In a letter sent earlier this week, Rep. David Livingston, R-Peoria, asked Hobbs to report information relating to inaugural funding. 

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‘Subject-matter experts’ on elections draw skepticism

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Skepticism surrounding the 2020 and 2022 elections brought “subject-matter experts” into county board meetings, courts and legislative committees around Arizona. The experts contend their qualifications are applicable to assessing elections. But elections officials and those working in the elections field say the know-how touted by subject matter experts does not always translate and can, at times, be used as a tool to spread disinformation. 

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Tax credit headline missed the forest through the trees

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A recent article headline published in the Arizona Capitol Times unfairly mischaracterized SB1108 – Senator Wendy Rogers’ income tax credit bill for businesses located in municipalities like Flagstaff and Tucson with higher wage mandates than the state wage mandate. The headline purports those cities to whom the bill would apply stand to lose. We disagree. 

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