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Lawmakers vote to ban abortions after 15 weeks

Shefali Luthra, a reporter for The 19th, explains the SB 1164's potential impact and how it connects to similar legislation around the country.

Rental and downpayment assistance only go so far in tight housing market

Fewer Tucsonans are able to take advantage of city and county programs as cash buyers outbid them and the cost of housing increases.

Arizona lawmakers may give some politicians an early retirement with full pension

Some members of the elected officials retirement plan could retire at age 55 after 10 years in office, instead of waiting until age 62.

Tucson businesses and the next phase of the pandemic

This week, The Buzz examines what changes in public health measures and the economy of the pandemic mean for local businesses.

The American Rescue Plan Act one year later

This week, The Buzz examines how ARPA funds have been put to use in Southern Arizona.

New interest in an obscure political office at the base of Arizona’s GOP

Arizona lawmakers face a backlash after scrapping elections this year for precinct committeemen. What is driving new interest in the post?

Infrastructure Act funds are coming, but are small and underserved towns ready to go after it?

Municipalities with bigger staffs and more know-how will have an advantage in getting the funds.

Can your legislator block you on Twitter?

Public officials have used social media platforms to announce policies, share important information and shut out the constituents they do not like.

Recycling on Tucson's curbs and beyond

This week, The Buzz revisits the city's decision to end curbside glass recycling.

Why Arizona embraced the initiative process

Legislators are proposing to make it harder for voters to pass laws at the ballot box. But John Matsusaka argues voters tend to turn to the initiative process when they feel legislators are out of touch.

Making beer in Southern Arizona

This week, The Buzz focuses on the area's beer business, its growth and how it has felt the pinch of supply chain problems.

Accessibility in Southern Arizona

While most Tucsonans have thoughts on roads and sidewalk conditions, this week The Buzz examines how those conditions can be a true roadblock.

Racing women take to southern Arizona track for high-speed honors

The fastest will win a place in the European-based W Series this summer.

Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic

This week, The Buzz examines what researchers and others in Arizona have learned in the years since the first cases emerged.

Respite and reflection outdoors during the pandemic

Agua Caliente Park, described as 'desert oasis,' is rich in scenery and history.

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