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  • "There are good things in this budget," Speaker Andy Tobin said, ticking off a list of items including new child welfare workers, $9.2 million for a new veterans home in Yuma and $1 million to help the city of Prescott deal with soaring state retirement fund assessments due to the deaths of 19 firefighters last summer. "It's not perfect. But it's better for Arizona, it puts us on the right track, puts us in a place where can continue to move forward."

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