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Grijalva and teachers gather in opposition to Republican’s potential education cuts

House Republicans have proposed a budget that would cut federal education spending by 28%.

Lawmakers call for new statue of Sandra Day O'Connor in DC

State Rep. Matt Gress sponsored the joint resolution to replace one of the statues in Statuary Hall.

The Buzz: How the state went from a surplus to a deficit

Two economists walk through how the state is facing a projected $1.7 billion deficit by the end of FY 25 after starting last year with a $2.5 billion surplus.

Arizona AG: No recount for Tucson's Prop. 413, city council salaries now increase

State, city officials sought guidance on whether a recount was needed.

Douglas City Council meeting interrupted by 'Zoombombing' individuals who made antisemitic remarks

The city has added new protocols to prevent the incident from happening again

Arizona projected to face $1.7 billion shortfall as revenues decline

The new projections from the state's Joint Legislative Budget Committee.

Cochise County Celebrates life and legacy of first female county supervisor

Judy Gignac, who served on the board of supervisors from the late 1970s-late 1980s, passed away last month at 84

Nonprofit sues Cochise County, alleges noncompliance with the Arizona Public Records Law

American Oversight alleges the county failed fully fulfill public records requests relating the 2022 General Election among other requests for records

Hobbs announces $21 million for Tucson housing programs

The money is part of an $89 million statewide investment

Cochise Supervisors approve $50,000 funding request for extra voting machines ahead of elections

The goal of the new equipment is to reduce wait times at vote centers

The Buzz: How the Israel-Hamas conflict is influencing classrooms in Arizona

Protests supporting both Palestine and Israel have made their way to Arizona's college campuses and responses from stakeholders at both the state and university levels have brought criticism.

Arizona lawmakers face big deficit due mostly to massive tax cut and school voucher expansion

A year ago, the state had a budget surplus of $1.8 billion. Now, it has a shortfall of about $400 million for the current fiscal year and another $450 million shortfall in the following year.

Arizona judge denies a GOP move to block a voter-approved law for transparent campaign financing

Arizona Senate President Warren Petersen and House Speaker Ben Toma, both Republicans, filed the challenge in August.

Two historic churches burned in suspected arson case in Douglas are taking steps towards rebuilding

Braces now support and surround one church; the other has been demolished

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