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Arizona Schools Chief: Education Should Get Majority of New Spending

Called on Legislature to find long-term funding in State of Education speech.

State Not Likely to Drop Gun Suit Against Tucson

The law barring destruction of seized weapons is not likely to change.

Local Leaders Applaud State of State, With Some Reservations

Gov. Doug Ducey travels to Southern Arizona to give his annual speech.

Ducey: More Money for Schools, 'Above, Beyond Inflation'

He promises permanent solution for teacher pay increases, focus on low-income schools.

All Eyes Will Be on Money in State of State Address

Education will compete with roads in the Legislature.

Tucson Church Shelters Central American Asylum Seekers

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

Vanishing Sand at the Grand Canyon

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The 2017 Arizona legislature starts work; exploring diction with Anna Risley; and film & stage stars Renèe Taylor & Joseph Bologna visit Tucson with "My Life on a Diet".

Wish List for State Business Leaders: Education, Roads

Also: Less regulation, expanded Arizona-Mexico trade, ballot initiative reform.

Flags, Public Records and Marijuana Top List of New Bills

State lawmakers are getting ready for the 2017 legislative session.

Arizona's Freshmen Lawmakers Learn Capitol's Ins and Outs

Tucsonans among the nearly one-third of the Legislature newly elected for 2017.

New Arizona Lawmakers Learning the Ropes

Nearly a third of the state's legislators are new.

State Revenues Surpass Budget, Driven By Income Tax

A larger budget was put together in anticipation of an improving economy.

Legislative Numbers: Little Change in Party Breakdown

Democrats had hoped to make up ground, but both chambers largely unchanged.

Visitors Flock to Arizona State Parks in Record Numbers

Nearly 3M tourists spent more than $16M at the parks, which lost some funding in 2012.

Supreme Court Abortion Ruling Doesn’t Affect Arizona, Yet

5-3 decision strikes down Texas anti-abortion law; Arizonans evaluating impact.

Pima County Ban on Texting While Driving Takes Effect

Board of Supervisors unanimously passed it last month; talking on phone still OK.

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