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The Buzz: Combatting Generational Poverty in Pima County

A new effort aims to help those who are born into poverty move up the socio-economic ladder.

Sinema says details on border-foreign aide negotiations likely out next week

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema says details on border-foreign aid package likely out next week and will include funding for migrant services such as Tucson’s Casa Alitas, a quicker process for asylum claims and changes to manage large groups arriving at the border.

Pima Community College HVAC program receives $1.2 million

Industry leaders said the investment is important in solving the shortage in HVAC workers.

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.

Budget de la Gente funds community connection in Ward 1

The ward is the first in Arizona to implement participatory budgeting.

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.

Law enforcement unions disagree on Sheriff Nanos’ leadership

Following a vote of no confidence, a different union has expressed support for the Sheriff.

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.

Arizona projected to face $1.7 billion shortfall as revenues decline

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

Tohono O’odham Utility Authority unveils expanded high-speed internet access

Funding for the project came from a $10 million grant funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's ReConnect Program.

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.

Even with drop in asylum seekers, Pima County anxious for more federal funding

Pima County continues to warn of pending street releases if Congress doesn’t allot more money for migrant services, even as officials opened the Lukeville port of entry yesterday due to a drop in unauthorized border crossings outside of ports.

Arizona border crossing with Mexico to reopen a month after migrant influx forced closure

The moves reflect a drop in illegal crossings from December highs, authorities said.

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.

Tucson Indian Center to receive nearly $600,000 in needed renovations

The Tucson Indian Center is receiving federal funding for renovations to continue serving Tucson’s urban Native American community.

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