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Farnsworth’s story of homelessness prompts Senate committee chair to pull Kavanagh’s proposal (access required)

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A Republican state senator from Mesa's personal experience with mental illness and homelessness derailed a bid by another GOP lawmaker, this one a former cop, to make sleeping on a sidewalk a state crime. Sen. David Farnsworth's extended comments about his struggles led the chairman of a Senate committee to pull Republican Fountain Hills Sen. John Kavanagh's proposal from consideration during a hearing this past week.

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Ducey looked for, found the right opportunities in life (access required)

Doug Ducey (Photo by Ryan Cook/RJ Cook Photography)

In the early 1990s, Doug Ducey’s career at Proctor and Gamble was on the rise. Just a few years after starting out with a sales and marketing territory in Los Angeles, he was in charge of the company’s food service distributorship for the entire state of California. But Ducey was looking for something different.

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