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Internal TUSD documents question Sanchez's financial moves

Internal TUSD documents question Sanchez's financial moves

Emails show TUSD finance experts' frustration over costly decisions. 

October 13, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
Tucson-based bank hits bottom of ratings

Tucson-based bank hits bottom of ratings

But Commerce Bank of Ariz. officials say its turnaround is well under way.

September 13, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
TUSD 5-year plan aims to rally community support

TUSD 5-year plan aims to rally community support

The plan focuses on curriculum and instruction, diversity, facilities, finance and communication.

July 23, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
TUSD's five-year strategic plan is nearing completion

TUSD's five-year strategic plan is nearing completion

The plan is scheduled to go before the Governing Board next month.

June 19, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…

City frets over state's new sales-tax collection process

City finance officials worry about delays in deposits under the state's new sales-tax collecting system.

June 17, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Questions surround justification for S. Tucson's secondary property tax

Questions surround justification for S. Tucson's secondary property tax

Officials from the Arizona League of Cities and Towns protest the former South Tucson finance director’s use of their letterhead in defending a secondary property tax imposed without voter approval.

June 03, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

South Tucson, in disarray, faces budget shortfall

South Tucson City Manager Luis Gonzales puts a new word of the day on the whiteboard in the city’s conference room before each staff meeting.

May 28, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
TUSD approves $1.7M software purchase

TUSD approves $1.7M software purchase

The Tucson Unified School District is taking a step toward the purchase of $1.7 million in software that will replace many of its paper-driven systems.

May 27, 2014 9:30 pmLoading…

Tucson’s bond rating is steady, but concerns persist

Tucson officials can relax a bit now that Fitch rating agency didn’t drop the city’s bond rating this year.

May 27, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Ex-finance supervisor accused of theft in South Tucson

Former South Tucson finance supervisor Sylvia Salomon faces six counts of theft by control related to unauthorized use of a city-issued credit card.

May 24, 2014 12:00 am

Ex South Tucson finance supervisor charged with theft

Former South Tucson finance supervisor Sylvia Salomon faces six counts of theft by control related to unauthorized use of a city-issued credit card.

May 23, 2014 11:38 am
TUSD audit recommends more cuts, closures to save $37 million

TUSD audit recommends more cuts, closures to save $37 million

The Tucson Unified School District could save more than $37 million if it fully implements recommendations from an external efficiency audit.

May 19, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

Citizen watchdogs will ovesee Pima College finances

After months of delay, Pima Community College has a new citizens committee to keep watch over its once-lax financial practices.

May 17, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Financing the deal is one option for selling a business

With 42,100 businesses in Tucson and 11.9 percent of the population over 65, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, it seems reasonable that some local entrepreneurs may be selling their businesses.

May 05, 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…

New loan funding program to bridge flow gaps for nonprofits

Wingspan, the YWCA and the International School of Tucson are the first three recipients of loans through a new program created to help nonprofit organizations bridge funding gaps while they await reimbursements, grants, donations, membership fees or other income.

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Ariz. expected to have nation’s second-fastest job growth in 2014

WASHINGTON — Arizona is expected to post the second-highest rate of job growth among states in 2014, trailing only booming North Dakota, according to a recent report.

March 03, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

$92K consultants tell TUSD nothing new

A team of outside consultants, brought in at a cost of $92,500 yesterday, didn’t tell Tucson Unified School District leaders anything they didn’t already know or that hasn’t been said before:

February 26, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

Tucson ethanol-investment firm faces SEC charges

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a Tucson-based ethanol investment firm and its manager with improperly shifting expenses to investment funds they manage.

February 25, 2014 3:45 pmLoading…
Major bitcoin exchange said to be insolvent

Major bitcoin exchange said to be insolvent

TOKYO — A major bitcoin exchange has gone bust after secretly racking up catastrophic losses, other virtual currency companies said Tuesday — a potentially fatal blow for the exotic new form of money. The website of Tokyo-based Mt. Gox was returning a blank page Tuesday. The disappearance o…

February 25, 2014 10:29 am Related Loading…

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