By Healther Smathers | PinalCentral
As the world prepares for the end of the year, area officials talked with PinalCentral on what goals and benchmarks residents can expect to see in 2018.
T.J. Shope, State House, District 8:
“We’re looking forward to a relatively fast session, which is good for the citizen. This will be a session where we talk about state issues, such as water and the opioid crisis. As always, education will be discussed as will saving the funding advances we worked on last session.
“Economic development and the Arizona Commerce Authority will be discussed, as the ACA is up for extension. Economic development continues to be positive news.”