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State Capitol News
4:59 am
Fri March 28, 2014

State House Approves Budget After Spending Compromises

Rep. John Kavanagh, R-Fountain Hills, (left) and Rep. Steve Smith, R-Maricopa, read proposed budget amendments Thursday.
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The state House approved a spending plan late Thursday after the Republican majority agreed to add funding sought by holdouts. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
3:13 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

Progress Made with Budget Negotiations in State House

Rep. John Kavanagh
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House Republicans may have finally lined up the votes this afternoon for a new state budget. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
4:59 am
Thu March 27, 2014

State Budget Still in Limbo After Talks Break Down

Rep. Kate Brophy McGee, R-Phoenix, details Wednesday why she thinks the budget plan being pushed by House Republican leadership provides insufficient funds to deal with child-welfare needs.
Credit Capitol Media Services photo by Howard Fischer

A proposed $9.2 billion state budget is in limbo this morning as six dissident House Republicans said talks with party leaders have broken down. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
1:54 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

Budget Talks Continue in the State House

Arizona House Speaker Andy Tobin
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Talks continue this afternoon in a bid to finally come up with a new state budget. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
4:59 am
Wed March 26, 2014

State House Makes Another Attempt at Securing a Budget Deal

Rep. Kate Brophy McGee is holding out support for the state budget.
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House Republicans will try again today to hammer out a deal on a new state budget. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer has been following the story.

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State Capitol News
9:51 am
Tue March 25, 2014

Arizona House to Make Another Attempt at Crafting a Budget

Gov. Jan Brewer is requesting $21.5 million for child welfare in this year's budget.
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House Republican leaders will make another attempt today to craft a budget acceptable to their members for the coming year. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
10:35 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Appealing to the Governor, State Senators Beef Up Budget

Gov. Jan Brewer
Credit Capitol Media Services file photo by Howard Fischer

State senators adopted a nearly $9.2 billion spending plan Thursday night. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
8:28 am
Tue March 18, 2014

State Senate Budget $200 Million Less Than What Gov. Brewer Sought

Senate President Andy Biggs
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Senate Republicans unveiled their own $9.1 billion spending plan Monday. But, it already is getting a cool reception from Gov. Jan Brewer who sought about $200 million more. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
8:56 am
Tue January 21, 2014

Kavanagh: Are Too Many Arizonans Going to College?

Rep. John Kavanagh
Credit Capitol Media Services file photo by Howard Fischer

The head of the House Appropriations Committee said if the state’s three universities are complaining they don’t have enough money, there’s probably a good reason for that. And, he said it's not because the state is shorting them. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
4:16 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Gov. Brewer Releases a Slimmed-Down Budget

Gov. Jan Brewer
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Gov. Jan Brewer unveiled her spending plan this afternoon that has more money for what will replace Child Protective Services, but scant new funds for education. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer has details.

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