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Senate President-elect Andy Biggs discusses his legislative goals

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PHOENIX — In a tight race Sen. Andy Biggs, R-Gilbert, defeated Sen. Steve Pierce, R-Prescott, and took his place as the Arizona Senate president. Cronkite News recently sat down with Biggs to discuss his legislative goals, his relationship with Senate Democrats, how he’ll use his experience chairing committees and more. Click on the videos below to view the excerpts of the interview.

Sen. Biggs discusses what it means to him, personally and professionally, to be elected to this position. Sen. Biggs discusses what he hopes to accomplish in the upcoming session.
Sen. Biggs discusses the process that went into determining committees and their chairs as well as how his past experience chairing committees influences his new role. Sen. Biggs discusses his working relationship with Democrats given a smaller GOP majority, as well as the possibility of factions within his own party.