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State of the State and a Schools-Focused Budget

Education and the economy dominated the week's news from the Arizona Capitol.

Rent in Tucson on the Rise, But Still Reasonable, Realtors Say

Rent costs are growing in the local market, but have not climbed as notably as some parts of the country.

Tucson's Housing Market Ends Year with Strong December

2016's monthly and annual statistics closed at multi-year highs.

Education the Centerpiece of Ducey's $9.79 Billion Budget

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

Arizona Budget Writers Gauging Effect of Wage Hike

Legislative committees to review the scope of the impact on different sectors.

Mortgage Rates on the Rise in Southern Arizona

Realtors association says average home payments are 8.9 percent higher than in October.

Tucson Church Shelters Central American Asylum Seekers

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

State Legislative Leaders: Education Is Top Priority

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

Wish List for State Business Leaders: Education, Roads

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

As Shoppers Dwindle, Korean Merchants Depart Nogales

There were once more than 150 Korean families; now less than 40 remain.

Mexico Mulls Options Should US Withdraw From NAFTA

Analysts fear an investment slowdown due to uncertainty over the agreement.

New Flights Have More Passengers Flying from Tucson

Tucson International Airport traffic was unusually high in October, November.

Year-end: 2016 Kick-Started Tucson's Economic Rebound

Dropping unemployment, new employers, and a growing downtown.

State High Court Won't Stop Higher Minimum Wage Jan. 1

Court turns down business organizations' request to freeze it for now; next action, February.

Golf Drives $4B to Arizona's Economy, UA Study Says

Sport was expendable and took a big hit in recession; now it has bounced back.

More Move to Arizona, Florida Than Other States in 2016

Moving company's trend tracker shows the two states displace Texas.

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