The Legislature's top budget analyst says Arizona faces an estimated $1.1 billion budget shortfall in the coming year because of the massive economic hit triggered by the coronavirus outbreak.

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A U.S. House committee has rejected the Trump administration’s attempt to defund a Native American scholarship program. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, it was the second time the White House has tried to eliminate the Higher Education Grant. 

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Navajo Nation officials are looking for cost-cutting measures after proposing a budget that is $5 million short of the current one.


Arizona's next state budget will help pay for building additional lanes along 23 miles of Interstate 17 north of the Phoenix area in two stretches where traffic can be clogged, particularly on summer and holiday weekends and after wrecks.

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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed an $11.8 billion spending plan for the coming budget year.