/ Modified feb 21, 2014 8:12 p.m.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, February 21, 2014

Bill allows business owners to deny service to gays based on religious beliefs; Tucson City Council tries to balance budget.


Play the video above to see these stories on AZ Illustrated Politics for Friday, Feb. 21 with guests Andrea Kelly, Arizona Public Media government reporter and Mark Evans, editor of Inside Tucson Business:

SB 1062: State legislators put Arizona in the national spotlight again, this time with a bill that would allow businesses refuse service to lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered people based on religious beliefs.

TUCSON MAY INCREASE BUS FARES: Earlier this week the Tucson City Council identified about $4.8 million in potential savings in the Sun Tran transit budget, possibly through raising bus fares and changing some bus routes.

NEW ROAD AROUND RAYTHEON: The Pima County Board of Supervisors approved Wednesday funding to build a new parkway in southeastern Tucson for higher traffic volume, a decision that has Raytheon, the area's largest private employer, very happy.

AZ Illustrated Politics is produced by Jim Nintzel. Contact him at jnintzel@azpm.org.

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