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Tucson Faces $9 Million Budget Deficit for 2017-18

Job cuts coming, mostly through attrition, plus consolidated services with county.

Flake Asks Dems to Consider Gorsuch; Vote Moves to Senate Floor

Committee sends the nomination to the full Senate, and a likely filibuster.

Man Gathering Signatures to Effect Vote on Signature Gathering

Aiming to get the question on the ballot using the selfsame process, targeted for change in the Arizona Legislature.

Will Tucson Clash with Feds over 'Immigrant Welcoming'?

US Attorney General threatens to cut funding for cities not enforcing federal laws.

University Funding Proposal Holds Up State Budget

A policy debate on university maintenance could keep lawmakers in session longer.

Arizona’s U.S. Representatives Split on Obamacare Repeal

Though the divide isn't necessarily based on party lines.

Gorsuch Pleads 5th to Lighthearted Questions from Flake

The Supreme Court nominee declined to admit to clothing crimes.

Supervisor Bronson: Gas Tax Could Be 'Tool in Toolbox'

An interview with the Pima County Supervisors chairperson.

Legislature Moving Ahead with Arizona Budget

Funding for universities could be a hangup this year, House speaker says, though he expects completion soon.

Bill Limiting Signature Gathering May See Vote in Arizona Senate This Week

The measure would ban paying per signature on petitions, which opponents say is a way to suppress citizen initiatives.

Giffords, Kelly Form State Gun Control Coalition

Leaders from politics, religion, business, nonprofits join new effort to influence policy.

Survey: Most Arizonans Want Obamacare Fixed, Not Axed

About 40 percent also had a very unfavorable view of American Health Care Act proposed replacement.

Episode 305: Arizonans React to Trump's Agenda

Health care, Middle Eastern countries extreme vetting, immigration come to the fore.

Tucsonan Files Five Proposed Ballot Initiatives for 2018

Growing hemp, citizen call for grand jury, protection for Oak Flat, chemical regulation.

Former CIA Operative in Russia Now Lives in Tucson Area

Spy agency gathers information, he says, and politicians decide what to do with it.

No Teacher Raise Details in House Subcommittee's Budget Plan

Group sends its K-12 spending recommendations to state budget writers.

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