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AZ Senate Minority Leader Rebecca Rios says Democrats are not on board with budget proposal

Rebecca Rios
Arizona Senate Democrats
Rebecca Rios

Arizona lawmakers started work on a new state budget Tuesday morning, but that work was short-circuited by the afternoon, as the chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee accused the House of going back on a deal.

There had also been talk of this potentially being a bipartisan budget, but at least so far, that does not appear to be the case. 

To discuss what’s going on at the state Capitol, The Show spoke with Senate Minority Leader Rebecca Rios.

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Mark Brodie is a co-host of The Show, KJZZ’s locally produced news magazine. Since starting at KJZZ in 2002, Brodie has been a host, reporter and producer, including several years covering the Arizona Legislature, based at the Capitol.