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State Treasurer Doug Ducey says changing the formula for distributing money from a fund fed by the lease and sale of state trust land would provide more reliable payments to K-12 schools and other beneficiaries.

A positive vote on Proposition 118 would assure a stable stream of funding for K-12 schools and a dozen other beneficiaries in Arizona. State Treasurer Doug Ducey says the current formula for calculating payments from the state land trust is problematic, and thus in need of change. Read more»

On Buckmaster: An update on the Pima County Sports and Tourism Authority from Linda McNulty, conductor Herschel Kreloff discusses the Civic Orchestra of Tucson's 37th season, and a debate between Pima County Treasurer Beth Ford and challenger Elaine Richardson. Read more»

Is deciding how to fund education in Arizona best done by lawmakers or voters? That’s a key point of debate with Arizonans ready to decide whether to adopt a permanent 1-cent per dollar sales tax that would be earmarked primarily for education. Read more»

An interview with state Rep. Ted Vogt. Also, Mia Hansen talks about this October's Tucson Meet Yourself, and Beth Ford, Pima County treasurer, discusses her re-election campaign. Read more»

Tucson City Councilwoman Shirley Scott, plus, Richard White of the Red Cross talks about the nationwide blood supply shortage, along with a technology report from Dan Ranieri, CEO of La Frontera, and Elaine Richardson, Democratic candidate for Pima County treasurer. Read more»

Elaine Richardson, a Democratic candidate for Pima County treasurer, and Ally Miller, a Republican candidate for Pima County Board of Supervisors from District 1, plus financial adviser Shelly Fishman. Read more»

The deck is stacked against taxpayers in favor of spenders, and the best way to counteract this natural tendency is with a budget system that favors taxpayers. Read more»