Howard Fischer

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By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- Gov. Doug Ducey is proposing to eliminate state income taxes -- but only for retired military.

Howard Fischer

By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- A first-term state lawmaker, miffed about what he says is an expensive traffic ticket, wants to mandate an alternative to paying them for all motorists: community service.

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An Arizona cattle rancher wants to ensure that anything sold to Arizonans as "meat'' came from something with at least two legs, if not more.

Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services

A Mesa GOP lawmaker is proposing what he concedes is a very un-Republican thing. Sen. David Farnsworth has introduced two bills to cap the interest rate that can be charged by title lenders at 36 percent. That compares with rates that run as high as 17 percent – a month.

Farnsworth also wants to close what he says is a loophole in law that allows people to borrow without actually having a title to their vehicle, a practice he says hearkens back to the now banned practice of payday loans.

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An attorney for the Patriot Movement says the group and its members can’t be sued in federal court for harassing migrants and those helping them because the plaintiffs are aiding them in violating federal immigration laws.

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