Boas: Columnist Calls for More Spending On Public Schools

Published: Monday, May 13, 2019 - 12:17pm
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Phil Boas

The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.

As lawmakers and the governor finalize a new state budget, education continues to play a big role.

Over the weekend in the Arizona Republic, a column by Robert Robb argued that restoring K-12 funding to pre-recession levels should be the state's top legislative priority.

But Gov. Ducey wants to bolster the state's rainy-day fund, and legislative Republicans would prefer to pay down debt.

Phil Boas, editorial director for the Arizona Republic, joined The Show for his weekly appearance to talk about the column.

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