The program, derived from a National Rifle Association task force, would require schools offering firearms training to have NRA representatives be part of the task force.
First Lady Jill Biden stopped in Mesa to vocalize again her support for Mesa College Promise, a public-private partnership that promises free college to eligible high school graduates.
The budget includes a $150 million investment in the Housing Trust Fund, which would help develop and preserve affordable housing across the state.
School staffers across Arizona may increasingly find themselves pressed to fill in on other jobs, as school districts struggle to fill positions across the board.
More than $200 million in state funds is expected to be transferred out of Arizona's public school system through the state's newly-expanded voucher program.
Arizona’s 4th Legislative District covers Paradise Valley north Scottsdale, and north Phoenix, between Camelback Road, State Route 51, and State Route 101.
Republican lawmakers unanimously passed the restrictive education law while ignoring proposals that would properly fund Arizona schools.
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