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Ducey: Arizona Budget a 'Winner' for Education

Governor confident in funding for schools and teachers; critics say it's not enough.

Arizona Legislators End with Tax Cuts, Not Restoring Welfare

Session adjourns Wednesday evening with flurry of last-minute cuts for businesses.

AZ Senator: University Funding Legislative High Point for Tucson

The Legislature is almost finished with its work for the year.

'Woven Through Time' Reveals Cultural Fabric of the Southwest

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A state budget update; Dr. David Alberts retires from the UA Cancer Center; and "A Book I Love" returns.

Bill for University Repairs OKs Funding for 2018-19

An Arizona Senate committee sent the measure to the Senate floor.

Teachers, Schools May Get More Under Legislative Budget

Bills moving through both chambers Wednesday include 1% teacher pay raise.

Schools Group Sues Arizona, Saying Billions Owed For Maintenance

Lawsuit points to money it says was withheld following Great Recession.

University-Funding Solution Elusive; AZ House Speaker Wants 'Thoughtful' Resolution

Increased funding for state universities continues to hold up the process.

State Budget Hangup: Ducey Firm on University Funding

Budget negotiations in Phoenix are stuck on how to increase maintenance money.

Opioid Prescription Changes, Access to Overdose Aid Coming

Drug stores will be able to sell Narcan, which can bolster critical life systems in overdose.

Lawmakers' Top Priority: Teacher Pay, But How Much?

Leaders of both parties want to spend more in classrooms than Gov. Ducey proposes.

Episode 310: Shaping Arizona Policy, as Budget Agreement Nears

The 53rd session is winding down, and has been considered by some to be 'mild.'

Episode 132: Full-Day Kindergarten Funding Proposal Won't Help Tucson

Plus, local impact of the state budget; Tucson and the sanctuary city controversy.

Man Gathering Signatures to Effect Vote on Signature Gathering

Aiming to get the question on the ballot using the selfsame process, targeted for change in the Arizona Legislature.

Tucson Can Keep Tax Incentive for Downtown Redevelopment

Legislature proposed changes, but city's key tool to encourage development intact.

University Funding Proposal Holds Up State Budget

A policy debate on university maintenance could keep lawmakers in session longer.

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