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Arizona governor pulls immigration plan amid business revolt

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PHOENIX - Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey spent much of his first term working to repair the damage to the state's reputation caused by a 2010 tough-on-immigrants law known as SB 1070 that his predecessor signed.
That changed this year when the second-term Republican governor promoted a new proposal to enshrine in the state Constitution a key component of that law, a ban on so-called sanctuary city policies that limit police cooperation with federal immigration authorities.
Arizona wasn't ready, and he was forced to pull the plan late Thursday amid mounting pressure from the business community and...
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