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Huckelberry: Cities can kill animals to cut costs

Huckelberry: Cities can kill animals to cut costs

County considering high kill animal plan for cash strapped cities.

September 25, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Immigration issue delays program to put cops in schools

Immigration issue delays program to put cops in schools

Councilwoman Romero accuses the police chief of defying council orders.

September 24, 2014 9:00 pmLoading…
­­­­­Judge orders Tucson police to justify cellphone tracking

­­­­­Judge orders Tucson police to justify cellphone tracking

Police must produce a list of withheld documents by Sept. 15.

August 29, 2014 11:45 pmLoading…
Officer's demotion over sexy images reversed

Officer's demotion over sexy images reversed

City commission says it could still appeal judge's ruling.

August 20, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…

Judge won't force city to resume sick-time selling policy

A judge on Friday denied a request by Tucson’s police union to order the city to continue counting unused sick days toward their pensions.

June 06, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…
Police union seeks injunction against City over pension change

Police union seeks injunction against City over pension change

Tucson’s police union is asking a judge to order the city to continue counting unused sick days towards their pensions.

June 06, 2014 1:15 pmLoading…

Tucson City Council signals a patient, national search for manager

Take your time and cast a wide net.

June 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Reversal of Tucson police officer’s demotion still an issue

Reversal of Tucson police officer’s demotion still an issue

Tucson’s Civil Service Commission unanimously approved asking a court judge to review his ruling that reversed the demotion of a Tucson police officer.

May 24, 2014 12:00 am
Tucson City Council accepts TPD lieutenant’s rank restoration

Tucson City Council accepts TPD lieutenant’s rank restoration

Tucson won’t challenge a court ruling restoring the rank of a police lieutenant demoted for sharing sexually explicit pictures of herself with a subordinate officer.

May 21, 2014 4:00 pmLoading…

City settles lawsuit over south side parcel meant for Sam's Club

Tucson took a major — and potentially expensive — legal issue off its plate last week when it settled with the developers who were hoping to build a south side Sam’s Club.

April 28, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Selling sick leave nets millions for top Tucson police, fire officers

Selling sick leave nets millions for top Tucson police, fire officers

Tucson spent nearly $5 million buying back unused sick days from police officers and firefighters the past two years — and shelled out another $2 million in what the city attorney now says were illegal pension contributions for those unworked days.

April 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson budget cuts won't hurt core services, Miranda says

Tucson budget cuts won't hurt core services, Miranda says

After hearing Tuesday about proposed city job cuts and other budget reductions, Tucson City Council members were mostly concerned some of the changes could diminish police, fire and park services.

March 26, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

City gets $5.5 million windfall from asbestos suit

A settlement with a company that made asbestos products used in constructing some city buildings will pump up Tucson’s coffers to the tune of $5.5 million.

March 05, 2014 5:45 pmLoading…

City employees retiring pre-65 straining health-insurance plan

When most workers retire before they are Medicare-eligible at 65, they have to bear the costs of health insurance on their own.

March 03, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Ben Lepley: Using local talent builds economy, enhances Tucson’s vernacular

Ben Lepley: Using local talent builds economy, enhances Tucson’s vernacular

Conservative think tanks like The Goldwater Institute may be permanently altering who builds our city landmarks and large projects.

March 02, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
City ignores Americans with Disabilities Act, its own building code with downtown parking lot

City ignores Americans with Disabilities Act, its own building code with downtown parking lot

The city of Tucson takes a firm position when it comes to violations of its building code or the Americans with Disabilities Act — unless, that is, the violator is the city of Tucson.

February 24, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson sued over preference for local, not lowest, bidders

A conservative think tank has followed through on its promise to sue the city over an ordinance designed to help local companies get city contracts.

February 08, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

City approves incentives to try to bring back film makers

Tucson took a first step to try to get back into the movie business by approving a local film incentive on Wednesday.

January 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Group ponders legal action over city's contract preferences

A conservative think tank is threatening legal action if the city doesn’t repeal an ordinance designed to help Tucson businesses.

December 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson Water still collecting tax that was supposed to expire

A tax on Tucson Water that was supposed to expire almost three years ago is still being charged by the city.

December 16, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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