Connie Wilhelm, executive director of the Home Builders Association of Central Arizona, said it was her group that crafted the plan and gave it to Republican legislative leaders. Wilhelm said the developers are simply interested in helping the state get out of the $3 billion deficit.
Republicans supporting the limited self interest of business groups? Who woulda guessed?
UPDATE: If we had The Arizona Daily Show, our Jon Stewart would have it pretty easy. The Republicans keep writing all the material. He could just quote it and roll his eyes. Cue laughter.
Here's the latest. The Republicans didn't really plan to keep all those impact fees they want to sweep up.
Kavanagh said any money the state might take from the cities would be reimbursed.
"I would certainly want to pay it back," he said.
Note the phrase, "want to pay it back." Unless something else came up, of course.