State Capitol News

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The state's financial hole is getting deeper as tax
collections continue to lag behind expectations.
Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer has looked at the
numbers and files this report.

Phoenix, AZ – Wages in the state are still below the national average. But as Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports, they're catching up.

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Governor Janet Napolitano said Wednesday she intends to
oppose any permanent cuts in basic state spending to
balance the budget. Arizona Public Radio's Howard
Fischer explains why.

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Northern Arizona University is getting 3-point-4
million to help turn out more graduates to teach math
and science. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer
reports.

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