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AG: election board violated open meeting law

AG: election board violated open meeting law

County election commission chided for violation.

September 21, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Trend toward early voting by mail continues

Trend toward early voting by mail continues

Pima County sees early ballots continuing to gain support with voters.

September 21, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Education news

Education news

Education news from Tucson-area schools. 

September 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Cochise County glitch sends wrong election info

Cochise County glitch sends wrong election info

Corrupted data led to the county reporting 60 percent voter turnout.

August 28, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Supervisors strip development plan from SW-side project

Supervisors strip development plan from SW-side project

Vote begins the the process of stripping the land of its plat.

August 18, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…
Pima County passes budget; road funds get reprieve

Pima County passes budget; road funds get reprieve

No decision yet on where money will come from for land.

June 19, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Board OKs Pima County budget with tax increase

The Board of Supervisors adopted Pima County’s 2014-15 budget Tuesday, but the county will not distribute some of the money until certain departments can justify their need for the funds.

June 18, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Pima County plans to buy, preserve Painted Hills desert area

Pima County plans to buy, preserve Painted Hills desert area

Pima County is on the verge of acquiring a scenic 286-acre parcel in the west-side Painted Hills area that county officials have coveted for years.

June 12, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Zoning rules could slow planned Tucson shelter for immigrant kids

The federal government plans to open a shelter in Tucson for unaccompanied migrant children crossing the border alone, but officials would have to seek zoning exemptions on the two locations being considered.

June 11, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

County: More patients using Arizona Medical Center's South Campus

Patient and surgical volumes at the University of Arizona Medical Center’s South Campus have gone up more than 100 percent in the last eight years, according to a county memorandum.

June 02, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
County bets new operators can save horse racing at Rillito track

County bets new operators can save horse racing at Rillito track

The Rillito Park Horse Racetrack will likely have a new operator when racing resumes next year.

May 30, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

South Tucson considers dropping Eckstrom name from city hall

South Tucson’s city hall may no longer bear the name “Daniel W. Eckstrom Municipal Complex,” a name it has borne since the 1980s.

May 29, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

County approves nearly $1.2 billion budget that includes significant tax hike

The Pima County Board of Supervisors approved next year’s tentative $1.18 billion budget Tuesday, funded in part by a 62-cent increase in the primary property tax rate.

May 21, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
'Candid talk' between Huckelberry, Diamond becomes a love fest

'Candid talk' between Huckelberry, Diamond becomes a love fest

What a difference a real estate bust makes.

May 18, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Property-tax hike is unavoidable in Pima County

The question isn’t whether property taxes are going up in Pima County, the question is by how much.

May 04, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Pima County's $1.1B budget plan calls for property tax increase

Pima County’s recommended budget calls for a property tax increase to make up for a loss in revenue and to expand the allocation for some departments that have overspent in the last few years.

May 02, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Lease agreement for new race track OK'd

Pima County has reached a lease agreement with a group that wants to build a multimillion-dollar auto racecourse next to the Pima County Fairgrounds.

April 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Dan Sullivan: supervisor Miller misrepresents her district's share of road funds

Dan Sullivan: supervisor Miller misrepresents her district's share of road funds

There is an unfortunate trend that has been exploited by shock radio and political campaigns for decades: If you say it loudly enough and often enough, the lie becomes “truth.” It is an ugly, inflammatory style that leaves the voting public unsettled, angry and forced to make decisions based…

April 02, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Ally Miller, constituent clash again at town hall meeting

Law enforcement once again had to intervene when a District 1 resident got into a dispute with Pima County Supervisor Ally Miller, who represents the district.

March 27, 2014 4:45 pmLoading…

Casitas development along Sabino Canyon Road opposed by Pima zoning panel

The Pima County Planning and Zoning Commission decided to oppose rezoning land for 169 “luxury casitas” on undeveloped property along Sabino Canyon Road between East River and Cloud roads.

March 27, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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