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.
The U.S. economy is still weak, with 7 percent unemployment, many millions underemployed and fewer people employed in November than six years ago.
In the end, money proved more important to the Reid Park Zoological Society than open land and a vision of reintroducing imperiled species.
Tucson-based Asarco held a formal dedication ceremony this week — led by President and COO Manuel Ramos — of the expansion of the south mill at the Mission Mine south of town.
The mining giant Asarco will pay Pima County its second round of civil penalties and environmental reparations in three years over tailings dust blowing from its Mission Mine in Sahuarita into neighboring homes.
Foreclosed properties in Hispanic neighborhoods in Tucson are among hundreds nationwide that have been subject to a “striking pattern” of housing discrimination by Bank of America, according to a complaint filed with the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
The state’s rejection of Walmart’s liquor license deal with neighbors means the El Con store will now stay open 24/7.
WASHINGTON — President Obama is marking the fifth anniversary of the Lehman Brothers collapse by trying to lay claim to an economic turnaround and warning Republicans against moves that he contends would risk a backslide.
Walmart won’t get another chance to plead its case before the Arizona State Liquor Board for a beer and wine license at its new El Con store.
The U.S. economy has been growing at a glacial pace for the past four years. And, by almost all tellings, the overhang of debt from the pre-crisis years is a big part of the reason. Americans have been paying down debts and building up savings, not using additional income to buy more goods a…
The Pima County Board of Supervisors unanimously decided on Tuesday to make the day after Thanksgiving — better known as Black Friday — a paid county holiday rather than Columbus Day.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate approved legislation Wednesday to lock in $85 billion in widely decried spending cuts aimed at restraining soaring federal deficits — and to avoid a government shutdown just a week away.
President Obama is set to begin his second term at a moment when the question is not what great things our nation can achieve but whether our government, in Obama’s words, can “stop lurching from crisis to crisis to crisis.”
FORT MOHAVE — A northwest Arizona couple can lay claim to a nice
Powerball jackpot. Willis and Christine Boyd won a second-prize
jackpot of $1 million in the Jan. 28 Powerball lottery