Arizona: Gung-Ho Legislators

For the first time in Arizona's 55-year history, Republican majorities were elected in both chambers of the state legislature last November. Unaccustomed though they were to the role of proposing rather than opposing, the Republicans have learned quickly. They moved the starting hour for both House and Senate from 10 to 9, replaced the Senate's pretty female pages with less distracting college boys. Thus girded, they went to work on newly elected Republican Governor John R. Williams' ambitious program. As they approached the end of their first session this week, the lawmakers had chucked the do-nothing image of previous...

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