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Episode 310: Shaping Arizona Policy, as Budget Agreement Nears

The 53rd session is winding down, and has been considered by some to be 'mild.'

Episode 132: Full-Day Kindergarten Funding Proposal Won't Help Tucson

Plus, local impact of the state budget; Tucson and the sanctuary city controversy.

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.

Tucson Can Keep Tax Incentive for Downtown Redevelopment

Legislature proposed changes, but city's key tool to encourage development intact.

University Funding Proposal Holds Up State Budget

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

Bill Would Replace Standardized Tests for Arizona High Schoolers

Schools can have more choices when replacing the test.

Ban on Paid Petition Gatherers Takes One More Step in State Legislature

The Senate gave initial approval to a bill banning the practice.

In One Campus Building, a Window into the Cost of Deferred Maintenance

UA needs $350 million to catch up with campus repair, maintenance needs.

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.

Longer School Recess Bill Advances in State Senate

Kindergarten through fifth graders now get 20 minutes; bill would add second recess.

Arizona Court Upholds Funding of Medicaid Expansion

The hospital levy is constitutional because it is not a tax, appellate panel rules.

No Teacher Raise Details in House Subcommittee's Budget Plan

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

Tucson Gun Destruction Case Heads to Top State Court

The city says its charter status allows to to destroy seized guns; the state disagrees.

Running for Federal Office? You May Have to Choose Just One

Arizona bill would limit candidates, with the exception of president or vice president hopefuls.

Legislature, Back from Recess, Wants School Kids to Have It, Too

Unstructured recess could become a requirement for every school day.

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