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Episode 138: Sales Tax Passes - Tucson's Plans to Spend on Roads, Safety

Plus: decriminalizing mental illness, the end of the Legislative session and the state of the city budget.

Tucson Budget Stabilizing as City Watches Spending

City manager recommends $1.3B budget, with small surplus to end this fiscal year.

Interest Group: Border Tax Would Cost Consumers $1.2 Trillion

Americans for Affordable Products says state congressional delegation opposes 20% import tax.

Tucson's Greyhound Station Finds Forever Home

Intercity bus terminal is in permanent home east of downtown after 15 years in a temporary space.

Southern Arizona Towns Navigating a More Moderate Growth

Oro Valley, Sahuarita, Marana mayors balancing residents' needs with growth, planning and revenue.

Trump Defense Promises Could be Boon to Southern Arizona Economy

Public- and private-sector military spending has a heavy impact on an area's economy.

Education the Centerpiece of Ducey's $9.79 Billion Budget

Promising resources for state schools and more teacher pay, including 2% annual raises.

Tucson Church Shelters Central American Asylum Seekers

Plus, Tucson works with businesses; what local governments want from state lawmakers.

Economists Predict Strong Year Ahead for Tucson, Nation

Tucson poised for growth behind increased federal spending, population growth.

Supervisors Approve Leasing 2 Downtown Lots to Rio Nuevo

Pima County aims to avoid economic development incentive issues.

Mexican Foreign Secretary In Tucson, Next in High-Level Visits From Mexico

Massieu acknowledged recent sense of uncertainty, though said that is typical in a change of leadership.

Immigration and the Economy, if Campaign Promises Hold

Plus, looking ahead with a Border Patrol union rep; looking back with political analysis.

September Sees Back-to-School Boost for Arizona Employment

The start of the academic year means roughly 30,000 people were hired last month, according to state data.

Rocket Manufacturer to Boost Tucson Economy with 200 Jobs

Vector Space Systems will add $225 million to the local GDP over the next five years.

Are Presidential Candidates' Economic Plans Viable?

Also, analyses of the first debate, a discussion of the youth vote and more.

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