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AZ Senator: University Funding Legislative High Point for Tucson

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

AZ Capitol HERO The Arizona Capitol Building. January 2017
Christopher Conover, AZPM

The House and Senate are working their way through the final bills of the 2017 legislative session.

Sen. David Bradley, D-Tucson, rated the overall session as neither too good nor too bad.

“The biggest win for Pima County is the bonding for [the University of Arizona], I suspect,” Bradley said.

The bonding program allows the UA to borrow up to $400 million over 30 years to help pay for building construction and maintenance. That money will not become available until 2019.

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