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Freshman Legislators Look Back on Their First Session

Two Tucson-area representatives reflect on their first year in the Legislature.

Episode 138: Sales Tax Passes - Tucson's Plans to Spend on Roads, Safety

Plus: decriminalizing mental illness, the end of the Legislative session and the state of the city budget.

Legislature Giveth to Pima, Taketh from Maricopa

In apparent political move, Pima gets $400,000 Maricopa lost in anti-gang money.

Wulfenite Joins Other State Symbols as Official Mineral

The colorful mineral is found in few places outside Arizona.

Episode 315: Are Changes to Education Funding Enough?

The Legislature has wrapped up its 2017 session and the budget is in place.

Ducey: Arizona Budget a 'Winner' for Education

Governor confident in funding for schools and teachers; critics say it's not enough.

Arizona Legislators End with Tax Cuts, Not Restoring Welfare

Session adjourns Wednesday evening with flurry of last-minute cuts for businesses.

AZ Senator: University Funding Legislative High Point for Tucson

The Legislature is almost finished with its work for the year.

'Woven Through Time' Reveals Cultural Fabric of the Southwest

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A state budget update; Dr. David Alberts retires from the UA Cancer Center; and "A Book I Love" returns.

Bill for University Repairs OKs Funding for 2018-19

An Arizona Senate committee sent the measure to the Senate floor.

Teachers, Schools May Get More Under Legislative Budget

Bills moving through both chambers Wednesday include 1% teacher pay raise.

Schools Group Sues Arizona, Saying Billions Owed For Maintenance

Lawsuit points to money it says was withheld following Great Recession.

University-Funding Solution Elusive; AZ House Speaker Wants 'Thoughtful' Resolution

Increased funding for state universities continues to hold up the process.

State Budget Hangup: Ducey Firm on University Funding

Budget negotiations in Phoenix are stuck on how to increase maintenance money.

Opioid Prescription Changes, Access to Overdose Aid Coming

Drug stores will be able to sell Narcan, which can bolster critical life systems in overdose.

Lawmakers' Top Priority: Teacher Pay, But How Much?

Leaders of both parties want to spend more in classrooms than Gov. Ducey proposes.

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