Political stories from across Arizona (Thursday edition)

2014-04-24T09:00:00Z 2014-07-13T15:50:06Z Political stories from across Arizona (Thursday edition)By Joe Ferguson Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

A collection of political news from across the state making headlines today: 

• Sen. Melvin's Earth Day message: Blame trees for water shortage azstarnet.com

• Arizona lawmakers end session with flurry of measures azstarnet.com

• Lawmakers, late in session, OK bills including Clean Elections measure azstarnet.com

• Brewer vetoes new gun-theft law, says act is already illegal azstarnet.com

• State fires six responsible for 6,600 ignored CPS cases azstarnet.com

• The Skinny: Martha McSally stumped by her staff tucsonweekly.com

•  Mark Kelly Reacts to Brewer’s Vetoes of HB 2517 and HB 2339 tucsonweekly.com

•  Barber and McSally clash over Paul Ryan's spending plan and the A-10 tucsonweekly.com

• Sine die: 2014 Legislature crawls to a close, but special session looms azcapitoltimes.com (subscription required)

• Brewer vetoes another firearm bill, says it is unnecessary azcapitoltimes.com (subscription required)

• Flanagan provides details on CPS breakdown: “This organization was sick" azcapitoltimes.com (subscription required)

• Arizona to use Ohio drug cocktail for next execution azcentral.com

• McCain, Flake call for Senate probe of Phoenix VA azcentral.com

• Governor vetoes 5 more bills, signs 55 new laws azcentral.com

Contact reporter Joe Ferguson at jferguson@azstarnet.com or 573-4346. Follow him on Twitter @JoeFerguson

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The Arizona Daily Star's Pueblo Politics blog includes stories and related items from the Tucson and Pima County political scene written by Star reporters Becky Pallack and Joe Ferguson.

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