/ Modified feb 14, 2015 6:53 a.m.

AZ WEEK: Grad Students Lobby for Minimized Cuts

Lawmakers tell them universities could lose more than the $75 million in Ducey's budget proposal.

University of Arizona graduate students visited the state Capitol this week to ask legislators to make budget cuts minimal when it comes to their work.

Here's a series of reports, for Arizona Week, including interviews with:

  • State House Minority Leader Eric Meyer, D-Scottsdale.

  • State Sen. Steve Farley, D-Tucson, assistant minority leader.

  • Zac Brooks, president of the UA Graduate and Professional Council.

Also on this episode of Arizona Week, a poignant story of former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and husband Mark Kelly tracking down the family of a World War II veteran whose Navy uniform Giffords and Kelly had been given as a gift.

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