FIZZLED BILLS: Fireworks, marijuana and flex loans all went down in smoke

fizzleBy Hank Stephenson and Ben Giles | Arizona Capitol Times

Lawmakers introduced 1,361 bills, memorials and resolutions in the 2016 legislative session, but in the end, most of those measures were left on the cutting room floor.

Some were killed because they were just simply bad ideas. Others died in the name of politics, personality clashes or changes of heart from lawmakers.

Hundreds of bills, many of which generated headlines when they were introduced, never made it to the final stage, a signature or veto from Gov. Doug Ducey. The final score: 938 bills, memorials and resolutions did not pass; 423 did.

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Related: Gov. Ducey Signs Bill Protecting Right to Rent Out Home Through Vacation Websites/Rose Law Group Reporter

Governor Doug Ducey Acts On 76 Bills/Rose Law Group Reporter

Arizona Gov. Ducey signs statewide rules on drones/AP

Senate kills proposed sex education bill/East Valley Tribune

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