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Lima climate deal leaves room for improvement

Lima climate deal leaves room for improvement

Many rounds of meaningful international agreement will make it a success.

December 20, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…

An unneeded Bush-era handout that refuses to die

An unneeded Bush-era handout that refuses to die

Congress should purge this provision of the tax code next year.

December 19, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

Job for Pakistan: Avenge slaughter, crush the Taliban

Job for Pakistan: Avenge slaughter, crush the Taliban

Pakistan's leaders should take steps still needed to effectively defend the country.

December 18, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

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…

War authorization should be first act of Congress

War authorization should be first act of Congress

Washington leaders should move quickly to allow military action against Islamic State.

December 15, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

Reconsider timetable to withdraw troops from Afghanistan

Reconsider timetable to withdraw troops from Afghanistan

Instability in Afghanistan, and probably Taliban's heightened aggression, should give Obama pause.

December 12, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

Good and bad in Congress' gargantuan spending bill

Good and bad in Congress' gargantuan spending bill

Provisions, both budgetary and policymaking, made it through amid last-minute horse-trading.

December 11, 2014 6:15 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…

A sour sugar deal

A sour sugar deal

The following editorial appeared Wednesday in the Washington Post:

December 10, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

Gas prices are down. Let’s investigate!

The following editorial appeared in the San Jose, Calif., Mercury News on Monday, Dec. 8

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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…

War authorization should be first act of Congress

War authorization should be first act of Congress

Washington leaders should move quickly to allow military action against Islamic State.

December 15, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

Reconsider timetable to withdraw troops from Afghanistan

Reconsider timetable to withdraw troops from Afghanistan

Instability in Afghanistan, and probably Taliban's heightened aggression, should give Obama pause.

December 12, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

Good and bad in Congress' gargantuan spending bill

Good and bad in Congress' gargantuan spending bill

Provisions, both budgetary and policymaking, made it through amid last-minute horse-trading.

December 11, 2014 6:15 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…

A sour sugar deal

A sour sugar deal

The following editorial appeared Wednesday in the Washington Post:

December 10, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

Gas prices are down. Let’s investigate!

The following editorial appeared in the San Jose, Calif., Mercury News on Monday, Dec. 8

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Everybody would lose if Republicans tinkered with CBO

Everybody would lose if Republicans tinkered with CBO

Should it remain nonpartisan budget auditor or serve aims of controlling party?

December 09, 2014 6:30 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. 

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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…

Vote for Prop. 415: Animals will benefit from new shelter

Vote for Prop. 415: Animals will benefit from new shelter

County's animal care center is overcrowded and must have more space.

October 12, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Endorsement: Grijalva in Congressional District 3

Endorsement: Grijalva in Congressional District 3

He advocates for health-care access and education. Also understands national issues.

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Endorsement: Kirkpatrick in Congressional District 1

Endorsement: Kirkpatrick in Congressional District 1

Incumbent is strong advocate for constituents in 11 of 15 Arizona counties.

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Governor: Education, social stands make DuVal our choice

Governor: Education, social stands make DuVal our choice

We support the Democrat’s collaborative approach.

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Keep incumbent Barber in CD 2

Keep incumbent Barber in CD 2

He's been effective, his views, particularly on social issues, align with ours.

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Endorsement: Darland, Puttnam-Hidalgo for TUSD board

Endorsement: Darland, Puttnam-Hidalgo for TUSD board

Two candidates are positioned to bring new perspective to district's significant problems.

October 10, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Our choice: Michael Duran for Pima College board

Our choice: Michael Duran for Pima College board

TMC Foundation head has deep roots in the community, commitment to education.

October 10, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Sunnyside endorsement: Hernandez, Pavey can restore unity, integrity

Sunnyside endorsement: Hernandez, Pavey can restore unity, integrity

Hernandez is tenacious board member; Pavey has realistic approach.

October 10, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Endorsement: Garcia for superintendent of public instruction

Endorsement: Garcia for superintendent of public instruction

He is a qualified, intelligent, visionary candidate ready with detailed plans.

October 09, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Endorsement: Rotellini for attorney general

Endorsement: Rotellini for attorney general

Lengthy experience working in office with Republicans, Democrats makes her better choice.

October 09, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Endorsements coming up:

Upcoming endorsements

October 09, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Terry Goddard best candidate for Secretary of State

Terry Goddard best candidate for Secretary of State

His background as attorney general, mayor of Phoenix make him best qualified.

October 09, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Legislative District 10: Re-elect Mach, Wheeler and Bradley

Legislative District 10: Re-elect Mach, Wheeler and Bradley

Incumbents are best choices to represent district running through Tucson's center.

October 08, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Legislative District 11: Star endorses Lyon, Finchem, Holt

Legislative District 11: Star endorses Lyon, Finchem, Holt

2 Democrats, 1 Republican — all newcomers — best for north-side district.

October 08, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Legislative District 2: Clinco, Gabaldon, Dalessandro have earned it

Legislative District 2: Clinco, Gabaldon, Dalessandro have earned it

Sitting representatives and senator show dedication to constituents, should return.

October 07, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Legislative District 9: Friese and Orr think clearly

Legislative District 9: Friese and Orr think clearly

Strong candidates vie for two seats in state house of representative.

October 07, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

5 questions for Arizona Corporation Commission candidates

5 questions for Arizona Corporation Commission candidates

Two of four respond on key issues for consumers.

October 06, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

When competitors network, good things can happen

When competitors network, good things can happen

Competitors can work together to build markets, train workers

October 04, 2014 9:00 pmLoading…

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Fitz studio: How to draw the President

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Dr. Peter Rhee on mental health

Dr. Peter Rhee discusses mental health and other issues surrounding gun violence.