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How Arizona Lawmakers Sidestepped Rules To Pass Last-Minute, Significantly Altering Bill Amendments

Published: Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 12:25pm
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On May 6, Republican lawmakers passed two controversial, last-minute amendments to bills that had been working their way through the Legislature.

Those amendments drastically changed the underlying bills, and the policies the amendments seek to implement never received a public hearing or a chance for the public to weigh in — despite Legislative rules that require a chance for public input.

To learn how lawmakers sidestep the rules, The Show spoke with Capitol Media Services’ Howard Fischer.

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