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Radical thinking about tax overhaul explores possibilities

Radical thinking about tax overhaul explores possibilities

If nothing else, Cardin's proposal reminds both parties that they have alternatives.

February 24, 2015 6:15 pmLoading…

Soda tax may help fight obesity

Soda tax may help fight obesity

As obesity-related problems worsen, public health expenses will only multiply.

February 24, 2015 6:15 pmLoading…

AZ efforts to kill Common Core are damaging

Scrapping test scores political points, but hurts students and state's image.

February 21, 2015 3:13 pmLoading…

Keep currency issues out of US-Asia trade deal

Keep currency issues out of US-Asia trade deal

Injecting currency manipulation rules into the trade-promotion bill is bad idea.

February 20, 2015 6:15 pmLoading…

Pentagon dragging feet as Congress tries to cut fat

Pentagon dragging feet as Congress tries to cut fat

GAO says unwieldy personnel system leaves total employment numbers unknown.

February 19, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…

Take different tack to fight Islamic State in Libya

Take different tack to fight Islamic State in Libya

Healing fissures of civil war offers best hope of stanching its spread.

February 18, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…

Backup plans needed to protect against climate change

Backup plans needed to protect against climate change

With our resources, low-carbon energy technologies should remain the funding priority.

February 17, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…

AZ schools superintendent not ready for prime time

AZ schools superintendent not ready for prime time

Diane Douglas' amateur handling of Education Board employees hurts students' interests.

February 14, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…

IRS needs money, time to curb rampant fraud

IRS needs money, time to curb rampant fraud

How to stop thieves from getting your tax return this year.

February 13, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…

To honor hostage, tune in to suffering of others

Death of a young idealist hits hard in Yavapai County.

February 11, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…

Lawmakers take note: Arizona isn't its own country

Lawmakers take note: Arizona isn't its own country

Bills asserting state authority over feds are ridiculous and waste time.

February 10, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…

Pentagon dragging feet as Congress tries to cut fat

Pentagon dragging feet as Congress tries to cut fat

GAO says unwieldy personnel system leaves total employment numbers unknown.

February 19, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…

Take different tack to fight Islamic State in Libya

Take different tack to fight Islamic State in Libya

Healing fissures of civil war offers best hope of stanching its spread.

February 18, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…

Backup plans needed to protect against climate change

Backup plans needed to protect against climate change

With our resources, low-carbon energy technologies should remain the funding priority.

February 17, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…

AZ schools superintendent not ready for prime time

AZ schools superintendent not ready for prime time

Diane Douglas' amateur handling of Education Board employees hurts students' interests.

February 14, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…

IRS needs money, time to curb rampant fraud

IRS needs money, time to curb rampant fraud

How to stop thieves from getting your tax return this year.

February 13, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…

To honor hostage, tune in to suffering of others

Death of a young idealist hits hard in Yavapai County.

February 11, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…

Lawmakers take note: Arizona isn't its own country

Lawmakers take note: Arizona isn't its own country

Bills asserting state authority over feds are ridiculous and waste time.

February 10, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…

Share with the Star: Who's your favorite president

Share with the Star: Who's your favorite president

With President’s Day coming up, we have some questions for you. Who was the most important president? Why was he?

February 09, 2015 4:51 pmLoading…

Lawsuit over AZ child welfare could force needed change

Lawsuit over AZ child welfare could force needed change

State caused harm to kids in foster care system, suit says.

February 07, 2015 5:17 pmLoading…

Extend tax credits to college and career test fees

Extend tax credits to college and career test fees

But increasing overall Arizona school tax credits doesn't make sense now.

January 31, 2015 5:23 pmLoading…

Employers want college graduates, not prison beds

Gov. Ducey's budget spends more on incarceration than college

January 24, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…

How'd Obama do? A roundup of editorial views

How'd Obama do? A roundup of editorial views

Party divisions in full view as president lays out plans for 2015.

January 21, 2015 6:15 pmLoading…

Gov.'s promise of increase for schools is disingenuous

Our view: Poorest students would be hurt most by mandated budget shifts.

January 17, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…

Working together helps victims of domestic abuse

Working together helps victims of domestic abuse

Task force gives solid support in effort not seen in two decades.

January 13, 2015 6:30 pmLoading…

Five months living in sanctuary is long enough

Five months living in sanctuary is long enough

Immigration officials should grant Tucson woman reprieve from fear of deportation.

January 10, 2015 6:15 pmLoading…

AZ Legislature priorities should be child safety, education

AZ Legislature priorities should be child safety, education

Any push to cut corporate, personal income taxes would be fiscally irresponsible.

January 10, 2015 5:45 pmLoading…

Editorial pages add perspective to Paris killings

Editorial pages add perspective to Paris killings

Right to speak our minds freely is defended in papers around country.

January 08, 2015 6:30 pmLoading…

Cartoonists respond to colleagues' massacre

“This is the darkest day of the history of the French press,” said Christophe Deloire of Reporters Without Borders.

January 07, 2015 6:15 pmLoading…

Douglas should set aside fight over TUSD classes

Douglas should set aside fight over TUSD classes

AZ Schools Supt. Douglas should drop TUSD ethnic studies fight.

January 06, 2015 7:00 pmLoading…

Democrats turning back clock to uncompromising past

Democrats turning back clock to uncompromising past

Have the political achievements of Bill Clinton been washed away?

January 05, 2015 6:15 pmLoading…

Mayor George Miller, a man of principle and service

Mayor George Miller, a man of principle and service

Former Tucson mayor continued to guide those who followed; will be missed.

December 29, 2014 6:45 pmLoading…

Mexico must root out official corruption

Mexico must root out official corruption

Massacres and scandals have stoked public anger over deep-seated dirty-dealing.

December 23, 2014 12:56 pmLoading…

AZ should let dreamers drive legally

AZ should let dreamers drive legally

Gov. Brewer should stop fight against driver's licenses for some immigrants.

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Obama signals an end to repressive Cuban embargo

Obama signals an end to repressive Cuban embargo

President wisely used his executive authority to set stage for embargo's demise.

December 17, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

Public records belong to all; law protects everyone

Public records belong to all; law protects everyone

Here’s one way to think of public records: as a customer you’d never pay for a product or service you weren’t allowed to see or evaluate.

December 16, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…

Only 18 more donating days until New Year's

Benefits to the community and your bank account are worth your time.

December 11, 2014 3:16 pmLoading…

Let's see details of Tucson's Broadway widening design

Let's see details of Tucson's Broadway widening design

Property costs, and which ones will be affected, are need-to-know details. 

December 06, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

Dear Congress: Don't derail the jobs recovery

Dear Congress: Don't derail the jobs recovery

Healthy employment is in politicians' self-interest, so let the healing continue.

December 05, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

Agency should share bighorn sheep news immediately

Agency should share bighorn sheep news immediately

State Game and Fish should be aggressively releasing information.

December 02, 2014 6:45 pmLoading…

Pima County should consider 'voting centers'

Pima County should consider 'voting centers'

Poll workers also need better training, evaluation before the big day.

November 29, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

Long road back for a fragmented St. Louis

Long road back for a fragmented St. Louis

Now St. Louis must move forward and address community biases.

November 25, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

Share the bounty

Share the bounty

A few ideas for the ultimate in holiday gift-giving.

November 22, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Dodge-Townsend deal handled erratically by TUSD

Dodge-Townsend deal handled erratically by TUSD

Board must demand detailed information about what administrator is doing, saying.

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US-China emissions deal sets example for world

US-China emissions deal sets example for world

China, U.S. must regularly re-examine and upgrade commitments to show they're serious.

November 12, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

Tucson centenarian plus charter school equals synergy

Tucson centenarian plus charter school equals synergy

Kids, elderly Tucsonan trade off knowledge, skills.

November 10, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

To Gov.-elect: Focus on economy, not social issues

To Gov.-elect: Focus on economy, not social issues

New governor must reach out to Tucson.

November 08, 2014 5:10 pmLoading…

Congress' job: Retrieve millions of missing workers

Congress' job: Retrieve millions of missing workers

Infrastructure investment could improve government's finances by boosting growth more than debt.

November 07, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

The state must settle its school financing obligations

The state must settle its school financing obligations

Justice has been delayed too long for public schools, students.

November 04, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

Star 2014 general election endorsements

Star 2014 general election endorsements

Recap of the Star's endorsements for the 2014 general election. 

November 02, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Quick recap of the Star's endorsements

Quick recap of the Star's endorsements

Editorial board selected its choices after extensive research, interviews.

November 01, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

Ways the GOP can help itself on immigration issue

Ways the GOP can help itself on immigration issue

Extending pathway for STEM graduates and Dreamers is good place to start.

October 29, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

More sensible parking fines are a good start

More sensible parking fines are a good start

Tucson needs sensitive plan for ticketing during gem show, other big events.

October 26, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…

Students and Election 2014: Introduction to student essays

Tucson's students share their views on education.

October 25, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

Students and Election 2014

Students and Election 2014

Southern Arizona's students share their views on education.

October 25, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

Students question gubernatorial candidates on education

Students question gubernatorial candidates on education

Candidates DuVal, Ducey give their stands on school issues.

October 25, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

What U.N. agency wants to do to Internet

What U.N. agency wants to do to Internet

US should fight against increased jurisdiction.

October 24, 2014 6:45 pmLoading…

Who supports Arizona state and federal candidates?

Who supports Arizona state and federal candidates?

Knowing who backs which candidate be helpful to voters.

October 18, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Proposition 122: Let's not even go there

Proposition 122: Let's not even go there

This assertion of sovereignty is a swaggering, ill-conceived waste of time.

October 12, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Proposition 304: Good idea, poor timing

Proposition 304: Good idea, poor timing

The Star recommends voting no on a pay raise for state legislators.

October 12, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

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