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Barton lodges ethics complaint against senator

State lawmaker representing Rim Country claims Mesa senator threatened her in dispute about campaign signs

State Rep. Brenda Barton (R-Payson) Tuesday called a press conference to publicize her demand that the State Senate Ethics Committee launch an investigation into the conduct of state Sen. Rich Crandall (R-Mesa) for allegedly threatening to block her legislation.

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Candidates declare war on feds

State legislative contenders stress crusade to undo terms of statehood so Arizona can control federal lands

The three Republican contenders for the state House and Senate seats representing Rim Country launched a full-throated call to wage figurative war on the federal government at a joint appearance last week before the Payson Tea Party.

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