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

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

Maricopa Sheriff to Shut Down Arpaio's Tent City Jail

'Circus-like atmosphere' coming to end; savings could total $4.5 million annually.

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.

ADOT Crews Can Now Clear Crashes Before Police Arrive

Rule is meant to line up with state law requiring accidents be cleared as quickly as possible.

Will Tucson Clash with Feds over 'Immigrant Welcoming'?

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

Pima County Launches Emergency Alert System

Notifications will come via cell phone text message or email.

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.

Senators Want Arizona Reimbursed for Incarcerating Border Crossers

McCain and Flake want to ensure Arizona gets paid back through the SCAAP program.

A Seminar to Help Public Understand Common Legal Issues

No legal advice offered at Thursday event, but information on civil and family law, resources available.

Forest Service Gets OK to Seek Seasonal Firefighters, Despite Federal Hiring Freeze

The Forest Service has cut back on non-fire-related personnel.

Episode 130: Feeding Tucson With Greenhouse Tomatoes, Greens, Herbs

Plus, hate crimes ordinance, reaction to Islamic Center vandalism, Jewish Center bomb threats.

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.

3 Tucson Groups to Receive Funding to Fight Homelessness

Money comes from a lawsuit filed by Arizona Attorney General's office.

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