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$1.24B Pima County Budget Proposed with No Tax Rate Increase

Many property owners would pay more because assessed valuations are rising.

Prop 101: Should Tucson's Sales Tax Rise for Public Safety, Streets?

Increase would raise $250M for police, fire, street repairs in 5 years; use existing budget, opponent says.

Episode 312: Democrats' Uphill Battle - A First Look at Campaigns for 2018 Election

Election Day is 18 months away but campaigns for governor and Congress are in full swing.

2018 Congressional Races Already Taking Shape

Candidates in three Southern Arizona districts begin work to qualify for ballot.

Be Registered to Vote to Weigh in on Tucson Sales Tax

Registration deadline is Monday for city of Tucson's half-cent tax increase proposal.

Want a Say in Tucson Sales Tax? Register to Vote This Week

City voters will decide whether to raise sales tax to fund police, fire and streets.

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

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

Tucson Faces $9 Million Budget Deficit for 2017-18

Job cuts coming, mostly through attrition, plus consolidated services with county.

Flake Asks Dems to Consider Gorsuch; Vote Moves to Senate Floor

Committee sends the nomination to the full Senate, and a likely filibuster.

Will Tucson Clash with Feds over 'Immigrant Welcoming'?

US Attorney General threatens to cut funding for cities not enforcing federal laws.

University Funding Proposal Holds Up State Budget

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

Arizona’s U.S. Representatives Split on Obamacare Repeal

Though the divide isn't necessarily based on party lines.

Gorsuch Pleads 5th to Lighthearted Questions from Flake

The Supreme Court nominee declined to admit to clothing crimes.

Bill Limiting Signature Gathering May See Vote in Arizona Senate This Week

The measure would ban paying per signature on petitions, which opponents say is a way to suppress citizen initiatives.

Giffords, Kelly Form State Gun Control Coalition

Leaders from politics, religion, business, nonprofits join new effort to influence policy.

Episode 305: Arizonans React to Trump's Agenda

Health care, Middle Eastern countries extreme vetting, immigration come to the fore.

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