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Episode 20: Cost Shifts Leave Counties Unhappy

The Legislature imposed $93M in cuts, pass-alongs and takeaways on Arizona's 15 counties in time for budget season

Episode 18: State Water Situation Still Serious

A snowy winter won't save Arizona from its water woes, but does give water managers more time to plan for inevitable drier periods ahead

Episode 17: Jobs Picture Improves for College Grads

Arizona universities report increased recruitment activities by employers big and small

Episode 15: A Legislative Wrapup

The Arizona Legislature closed its regular session this week in a rush of bill passages and hijinks

Episode 14: Arizona's Unique Political Dynamics

Redistricting, Kyl, Giffords combo makes the state's political scenario more interesting than usual - Arizona Week explores

Episode 13: The Fourth R: Reductions

Arizona public schools begin the task of trimming another $183 million from their budgets - Arizona Week's 13th episode explores

Episode 12: Redistricting Arizona

Redrawing state congressional boundaries no longer involves 'smoke-filled back room,' experts say, but the system has fallen short of creating competitive election districts - more tonight at 8:30p.m., on PBS-HD

Episode 9: Business and the Skilled Workforce

Another round of funding cuts to the state's public universities bodes ill for the economy, regent chair says

Episode 8: Medicaid Cuts Could Constrict State's Recovery

Health care for working poor, insurance rates, and the overall economy would all suffer if Arizona slashes or stops AHCCCS, experts say

Episode 7: Federal Supremacy vs. Arizona's Rights

Attorney General Horne expects to defend state in several cases as Legislature gets confrontational

Episode 6: 'Arizona Is Open for Business'

GOP governor says economic development package will put Arizona ahead of recovery

Episode 5: For AZ Economy, 'Less Dreadful Times Ahead'

Chamber exec, economist see slow movement now, more later with government help.

Episode 3: Arizona Cities Face Crippling Cuts

Even public safety cuts would be considered for Arizona's cities if the state further tightens funding, one mayor says. When it comes to fixing the state's fiscal crisis, how far is too far?

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