Whether Garfield-Traub Development Arizona’s lawsuit against the Rio Nuevo Multipurpose Facilities District ever makes it to trial remains unknown, but if it does new attorneys will be in Rio Nuevo’s corner.
Two former Rio Nuevo board members won't have to dig into their own pockets, even if a judge rules against them in a lawsuit filed by the developer of a now-defunct downtown hotel project.
In between filing lawsuits and commissioning forensic audits, no one at the Rio Nuevo District paid its property taxes.
The Rio Nuevo District has picked up another board member.
A just-released Rio Nuevo audit claims the city of Tucson has yet to account for $33.8 million of questionable spending on the district's west-side projects.
The Rio Nuevo Board is sitting on millions of dollars in public improvement bonds that are about to expire at the end of the month.
Before we move on to Rio Nuevo III, and whatever story that becomes, we have one more mystery to unravel from the last chapter in our downtown development saga.
In the end, the only thing Jodi Bain built downtown was a tangled web of contradictions and double standards.
The Rio Nuevo board, already stung by two recent resignations, was placed in flux once again yesterday when two key board members were ousted from the downtown development entity.
Two key Rio Nuevo board members have been removed, bringing more changes to the downtown development entity.
What a horror story Rio Nuevo has become. It's tempting to liken the state-run Rio Nuevo Board to the monster in Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein": an ugly and misunderstood creation, shunned by the public, that turns on its creator.
We have a stone-cold Rio Nuevo whodunit on our hands.
The new Rio Nuevo board has spent barely a dime on downtown building projects but is closing in on $1 million spent on lawyers in its first 18 months of existence.