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Former Indiana superintendent to head Tucson High

Former Indiana superintendent to head Tucson High

Tucson High's new principal served as superintendent of an Indiana school district. 

July 09, 2014 9:45 pmLoading…

Army plan would cut Fort Huachuca force nearly in half

An Army report shows the service plans to cut some 2,700 military and civilian jobs at the U.S. Army Intelligence Center and Fort Huachuca, cutting the number of jobs at the installation nearly in half as part of an Army-wide force restructuring.

June 26, 2014 4:33 pmLoading…

South Tucson approves $10.2 million tentative budget

The South Tucson City Council unanimously approved a tentative budget Monday night for the fiscal year that begins July 1. Councilmen Ildefonso Green and Oscar Patino were absent.

June 10, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

Public gets its say on county budget today

The Pima County Board of Supervisors will hold its hearing for the 2014-15 tentative county budget at today’s regular board meeting.

May 20, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

What's in, what's out: City must finish budget tweaks by May 20

Tucson is winding down its budget process for the next fiscal year.

May 12, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Chuck Huckelberry: Pima County’s recommended budget begins to reinvest in critical programs and infrastructure

If you ever had the misfortune of having a car stolen, you probably appreciated law enforcement responding to the call.

May 06, 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…

Sheriff's budget increase will force tax hike, Huckelberry says

Pima County wants to increase the sheriff’s department’s budget. But County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry says it will have to raise taxes to do so.

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Lawmakers 'balance' budget, cut taxes and go home

PHOENIX — Arizona lawmakers finally finished their annual session Thursday morning and can claim they did the one thing the constitution actually requires of them: adopt a balanced budget.

April 25, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

City manager proposes slashing parks, bumping business fees next year

Tucson’s City Council offered its 2 cents on the city manager’s $1.25 billion recommended budget Tuesday afternoon.

April 24, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson drops plan to raise bus fares

Bus riders can rest easy now — city officials have scrapped the idea of raising fares this year.

April 21, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona budget gets OK; fight due over CPS

Arizona budget gets OK; fight due over CPS

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer signed a $9.2 billion spending plan Friday — but not before using her constitutional power to remove some items she doesn’t like.

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A peek at Arizona budget: Universities funded fully; district-run charters aren’t

House Speaker Andy Tobin said Thursday that he and Gov. Jan Brewer have reached a deal on a new state budget.

April 04, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Senate budget faces opposition from Brewer

PHOENIX — A $9.21 million spending plan approved Tuesday by the state Senate could face a gubernatorial veto because it underfunds state universities, an aide to Gov. Jan Brewer said.

April 02, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

City manager proposes job cuts to help balance budget

City Manager Richard Miranda has proposed eliminating 92 positions and trimming $25 million from the budget as a starting point to rein in Tucson’s finances.

March 25, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Arizona lawmakers nearing budget deal

Arizona lawmakers nearing budget deal

PHOENIX — Senate Republican leaders have agreed to give Gov. Jan Brewer much of what she wants in a spending plan to avoid a gridlock on the new budget.

March 20, 2014 9:53 amLoading…
Gov. Brewer won't seek re-election

Gov. Brewer won't seek re-election

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer, who developed an international reputation for her vociferous attacks on illegal immigration, is ending her career as an elected politician at the end of the year.

March 12, 2014 10:25 am Related Loading…
Sunnyside cuts 7 school librarian positions

Sunnyside cuts 7 school librarian positions

The Sunnyside Unified School District Governing Board voted Tuesday to eliminate seven full-time librarian positions next school year as a cost-saving measure.

March 12, 2014 10:02 am Related Loading…

Legislative budget projections undercut Brewer's spending plans

PHOENIX — Fearing continued weakness in the economy, legislative budget analysts predicted Thursday the spending plan crafted by Gov. Jan Brewer will leave the state at least $600 million in the hole within three years.

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Brewer unveils $9.3B spending plan

Brewer unveils $9.3B spending plan

PHOENIX — Saying it's the best that can be done, Gov. Jan Brewer proposed a $9.3 billion spending plan.

January 17, 2014 2:40 pmLoading…

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