Arizona budget measures may include a Sun Tran takeover and 4-day school weekPosted: Updated:
Arizona's line of credit is maxed out. Just days after outside lender Bank of America handed over $700 Million to the state. That money has been spent.
Pima County's Regional Transportation Authority and Tucson leaders reportedly have discussed the idea of consolidation with the city's bus system in an attempt to streamline public transportation county-wide.
Arizona's Mental Health Services will suffer from Arizona's budget crisis. That's from governor Jan Brewer who in a recent court filing said the crisis will not allow the state to fulfill court ordered improvements.
Willcox schools moving to a 4-day week to save money. School board members approved the schedule change Tuesday night.
Tight budget times in Santa Cruz County have put Sheriff Tony Estrada at odds with the board of supervisors. The board wants all county departments to slash spending by 15% to help make up a projected $3 Million deficit. Estrada plans to cut 2 deputies, 2 dispatchers and 3 patrol cars, but that still comes up far short of the supervisors' request.