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Senate Committee Votes to Increase Education Sales Tax

The extra money would fund public education in Arizona.

US Approves Work Rules for People on Arizona Medicaid

Adults considered "able bodied" must work or lose health care.

Border Aid Group Volunteers Found Guilty on Misdemeanor Charges

The charges stem from the No More Deaths volunteers leaving food and water in the desert.

As New Caravan Reaches Its Southern Border, Mexico Mulls Long-Term Immigration Plan

Mexico is caught between the harsh realities pushing people out of northern Central America and divisive political drama in the U.S.

Ducey Releases Budget, Including First Funding for PCC Since 2015

The $11.4 billion spending plan includes $20 million to expand PCC's aviation program.

Tucson, Pima County Sue Opioid Industry

The suit claims manufacturers deceived the public about the addictive nature of opioids.

Changes to Title IX Would Narrow Definition of Sex Discrimimation

A look at proposed changes to the federal law prohibiting such discrimination in education in the #MeToo era.

Rep Kirkpatrick Wants to Help 'Dreamers' Work for Congress

The Arizona representative's first bill would allow DACA recipients to work on Capitol Hill.

Drought Hangover Likely to Deplete Spring Runoff, Report Says

Despite "OK" snowpack, the hot and dry conditions of 2018 put the Southwest in a drought hangover.

Utilities Offer Help to Unpaid Federal Workers

TEP and Southwest Gas will cancel late fees and disconnections.

Tohono O'odham Officials Argue Against Border Wall

Tribal leaders traveled to Washington, D.C. to make their case before a committee.

Becoming a Goat?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Trials begin for "No More Deaths" volunteers; How photographing Bears Ears National Monument became a passion for a retired astronomer; and remembering when Martin Luther King, Jr. visited Tucson.

Border Patrol Tucson Chief Heading to Texas

Rodolfo "Rudy" Karisch has overseen Tucson operations since 2017.

Shutdown Hampers Tucson Brewery's Plans to Grow

Loan processing and exportation are on hold according to Borderlands Brewing, putting financial pressure on the small business.

Report: More Than 100 Arizona Charter Schools Could Close

Excessive debt and other financial troubles will lead to the closures, according to the Grand Canyon Institute.

Author Sees Food Systems as a Way to Unite People

Tucson resident says communities across the country are joining forces for the common good.

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