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Crime and punishment drives Pima County budget growth

Crime and punishment drives Pima County budget growth

Law enforcement costs make up the largest portion of the county budget

May 24, 2015 7:59 pm Photos

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Planned county tax hike has home industry nervous

Planned county tax hike has home industry nervous

It would be a deterrent to homeownership, they worry.

May 23, 2015 6:30 pm Photos

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Pima County budget revealed: Taxes heading higher

Pima County budget revealed: Taxes heading higher

Bills could go up another $27 for the average homeowner.

April 30, 2015 7:58 pm Photos

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Recommended $1.4 billion city budget requires tax hike

Recommended $1.4 billion city budget requires tax hike

The $1.4 billion draft budget includes $151.5 million in debt payments.

April 21, 2015 7:05 pmLoading…
TUSD to invest $1.1 million in multicultural books

TUSD to invest $1.1 million in multicultural books

TUSD to spend $1.1 in desegregation funds to get more culturally diverse books into schools.

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Pima expects its presidential-primary costs to go up

Pima expects its presidential-primary costs to go up

State plans only minimal reimbursement. 

April 14, 2015 7:06 pmLoading…
County budget planning looks at deeper cuts

County budget planning looks at deeper cuts

Treasurer, assessor, recorder, others to present spending plans to the board. 

April 13, 2015 7:25 pmLoading…
Proposed two-year sewer rate hike could add an average $2.48 monthly

Proposed two-year sewer rate hike could add an average $2.48 monthly

Proposal would raise wastewater fees 3 percent this and next year. 

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County budget hearings start Tuesday

County budget hearings start Tuesday

Hearing is first of five planned to discuss departmental budgets. 

April 06, 2015 7:28 pmLoading…
State cuts put Pima County road work on hold

State cuts put Pima County road work on hold

County waiting until budget issues are better known before deciding fate of repairs. 

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Budget cuts threaten Pima County court programs

Budget cuts threaten Pima County court programs

 Loss of $6M from state could affect juvenile diversion services.

March 30, 2015 10:26 pm Photos

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Suit filed to block vote on land trust shift

Suit filed to block vote on land trust shift

A public interest group says a proposed 2016 vote to divert state land trust funds violates federal law.

March 28, 2015 7:12 pmLoading…
County sets hearings for budget input

County sets hearings for budget input

Cuts and other tough decisions will be discussed at meetings.

March 17, 2015 7:22 pmLoading…

Rush to push through AZ budget disrespects public

Ducey, Republican leadership send clear message — public is not part of process.

March 07, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…

Arizona lawmakers approve $9.1B budget

The vote on the package came after lawmakers rejected a series of amendments.

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State cuts mean locals pay more, get less

State cuts mean locals pay more, get less

State cost shifting will mean less county service, possible layoffs.

March 06, 2015 7:54 pm Photos

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Tucson sees a chance to fix more potholes

Tucson sees a chance to fix more potholes

“Just keep pavin’,” mayor tells city's transportation director.

February 18, 2015 7:13 pmLoading…
Bill to cut TUSD desegregation fund advances

Bill to cut TUSD desegregation fund advances

But lawmaker to consider amendment exempting district from phase-out bill.

February 11, 2015 7:10 pmLoading…
Bill slashing desegregation funding could cost TUSD millions

Bill slashing desegregation funding could cost TUSD millions

Senator says extra money gives some school districts an unfair advantage.

February 04, 2015 7:36 pmLoading…
Pima County budget hearings set for April, May

Pima County budget hearings set for April, May

Five sessions scheduled. Department heads required to attend.

February 03, 2015 7:50 pmLoading…

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