Saturday, December 14, 2013

AZ Illustrated Politics: Fed Budget Deal, Upcoming Legislative Session, Gun Background Checks & More

Posted By on Sat, Dec 14, 2013 at 4:43 PM

On last night's AZ Illustrated Politics: State Rep. Bruce Wheeler, former lawmaker Jonathan Paton and attorney Jeff Rogers talked about the federal budget deal that passed the House of Representatives this week, looked ahead to the upcoming legislative session, debated why a push to expand background checks fizzled out this year, weighed the chances of a gas-tax hike, and unpacked the brewing battle between the federal courts and Tucson Unified School District over magnet schools and desegregation programs.

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