/ Modified feb 28, 2014 4:31 p.m.

SB 1062 Overshadows Other AZ Legislature Moves

Those include initial approval to bill that would allow surprise inspections to abortion clinics; Brewer signs campaign finance law repeal.

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The Religious Freedom Restoration Act brought national attention to Arizona. It was the headline from the state Capitol, but plenty more happened aside from the vetoed SB 1062, a legislation opposers argued would have allowed business owners refuse service to certain groups of people, particularly gay, lesbian and transgender, using religious beliefs as justification.

I sat down with AZPM's Christopher Conover to look at some of the action that may have been missed, including:

Gov. Jan Brewer signed a bill that repeals a controversial campaign finance law.

The state House gave preliminary approval to a bill that would allow surprise inspections at abortion clinics in the state.

Also, the Legislature has yet to move on a budget for this session, and missing deadline could kill several other bills.

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