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Debt Dilemma (access required)

House sets committee rosters, Dems stronger on Appropriations

2010 decision to mortgage state’s assets threatens cash reserves

Borrowing billions of dollars allowed Arizona to limp through the worst financial crisis in its history. But the decision to mortgage state assets that include the House and Senate buildings has an unwanted underside: It precludes the state from having significant cash reserves.

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Assessing the shutdown (access required)

Government shutdown

Could have small impact on state government, big effect on Arizona economy

State agencies that rely heavily on federal funds won’t be affected much by the government shutdown, at least in the short term.

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