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Martha Durkin

City, county reach animal care compromise

City, county reach animal care compromise

City Council also advances downtown development incentives and Comcast jobs incentive.

June 23, 2015 7:59 pmLoading…
Comcast asks for $180,000 city tax incentive

Comcast asks for $180,000 city tax incentive

If council says yes, company must use the money for job training.

June 19, 2015 9:00 pmLoading…
Downtown Tucson park cleared of homeless, cleaned up

Downtown Tucson park cleared of homeless, cleaned up

In the future, the downtown site could open for special events only.

June 15, 2015 7:52 pm Photos

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City plans to double spending on graffiti cleanups

City plans to double spending on graffiti cleanups

Council member says quick action acts as a deterrent.

May 17, 2015 7:49 pm Photos

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City wants contractor to run public access TV

City wants contractor to run public access TV

There's no money for Channels 12 and 20 in draft budget for next fiscal year.

May 02, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…
Cost spat could leave more animals on Tucson streets

Cost spat could leave more animals on Tucson streets

Animal shelter services in limbo over city/county cost sharing battle.

April 25, 2015 7:28 pmLoading…

City Manager: Probe of Tucson police officers involves "criminal activities"

The department refused Friday to provide any information about the nature of the probe or identify the officers.

April 10, 2015 4:55 pmLoading…
New plan narrows Broadway widening proposal

New plan narrows Broadway widening proposal

Many buildings saved, but sidewalks and bike lanes will be squeezed.

March 27, 2015 7:48 pm Photos

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City pays for shelter for Safe Park people

City pays for shelter for Safe Park people

As part of Safe Park clean up, city pays for temporary shelter.

March 19, 2015 7:00 pm Photos

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Tucson chooses more expensive pension phase-in

Plan will cost taxpayers about $24 million over 20 years.

March 18, 2015 7:18 pmLoading…
Tucson looking to cut growing jail bill

Tucson looking to cut growing jail bill

Payments to county up $1.4 million in last few years.

March 17, 2015 8:15 pmLoading…

Deputy city manager Gottschalk leaving Tucson for Dallas

She protected the city's bond rating and brought Tucson through the recession.

March 17, 2015 7:56 pmLoading…
Urban camping regulations for homeless delayed

Urban camping regulations for homeless delayed

Councilman Kozachik says city should 'do it right, not quickly.'

March 17, 2015 7:42 pmLoading…

Council rejects bus fare hike/major route changes

Tucson City Council passes modest transit changes from original proposal.

December 09, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…

City delays decision on bus routes, fares again

City Council delays action on transit system changes needed to plug $1.2 million funding gap.

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City looks to limit criminal history as hiring consideration

Councilman Fimbres requests a discussion about the issue at council’s next meeting.

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City compromise could keep feral-cat program on track

But the project dies if council opts out.

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City has new interim manager

Assistant City Manager Martha Durkin took city manager duties today.

August 01, 2014 4:45 pmLoading…

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