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Locals sound off about SB 1070
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"I am very disappointed in Governor Brewer today for signing this bill and disappointed with the state legislature for forwarding this to her. By signing this bill into law today, Governor Brewer has put another unfunded mandate on local law enforcement and county jails ... This bill forces our already stretched county deputies to do the job of the federal government and forces local taxpayers to pay for it."
-- Liz Archuleta, chairwoman of the Coconino County Board of Supervisors
The Flagstaff police oppose the bill "mostly because of the obvious implications of having victims and witnesses to criminal activity be unwilling to come forward to police to share what they know."
"First and foremost, we are concerned with public saf
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