How Gov. Katie Hobbs is positioning herself for budget negotiations with the Legislature

By Mark Brodie
Published: Tuesday, January 17, 2023 - 11:59am
Updated: Tuesday, January 17, 2023 - 4:45pm

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Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs on Jan. 2, 2023.

Gov. Katie Hobbs released her budget proposal for the next fiscal year on Friday. The roughly $17 billion plan includes more money for public education and would put $150 million into the state’s housing trust fund.

But it also gets rid of two high-profile programs from the Ducey administration: universal school vouchers and the Border Strike Force.

For more on the legislative session and what to expect this week at the state Capitol, The Show spoke with Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services.

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