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State Legislative Leaders: Education Is Top Priority

Also, a conversation with state Treasurer Jeff DeWit on the economy.

Tucsonans Seek Civility After Contentious Election Season

Plus, minimum wage effects, firefighting overseas, Tucson economic outlook.

Immigration and the Economy, if Campaign Promises Hold

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

The Unofficial Piñata Poll: Trump Beating Clinton

Political characters have been good for local businesses.

Are Presidential Candidates' Economic Plans Viable?

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

Will Prop 206 Boost or Bust Arizona Job Market?

Proponents say current minimum is unlivable; opponents call 206 a job killer.

What Can Politicians Actually Do To Improve the Economy?

Three experts weigh in on how public policy can improve Arizona's financial well-being.

Pie Party Celebrates Tucson's Sweet Side

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A wrap on the 2017 State Budget; a doctor from Pakistan makes a difference in Marana; new book details UA role in space exploration.

METRO WEEK: Pro/Con Debate on Pima County Bond Election

$816 million borrowing proposal would require higher property taxes.

METRO WEEK: City Government Lacks Fiscal Plan, Leadership

How did past city decisions shape the budget struggle, poverty and politics?

METRO WEEK: The Rest of the Tax Story

State tax decisions drive local decisions, economist says.

Ducey: State Must Stop Spending Money We Don't Have

Local governments say budget has forced them to raise taxes

Pima County Will Hold Bond Election in November

Voters to decide on borrowing money for projects in 7 subject areas, including roads

Tax Bracket Changes Proposed

State bill to adjust tax brackets for inflation clears first legislative hurdle

Some Undocumented Farmworkers Could Benefit from Obama's Immigration Changes

Although executive action doesn't address them directly, many have children who are US citizens.

Mexican Consulate Flooded with Calls Since Obama’s Immigration Changes

Officials set up hotline and mobile app to help prevent scams, provide correct information.

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