Group split 8-7 to support ward-only elections of City Council members
City Council delays action on transit system changes needed to plug $1.2 million funding gap.
Assistant City Manager Martha Durkin took city manager duties today.
City Council asks President to stop slitting up immigrant families.
Tucson businesses might have to fork over a little more next year to pay for a state- mandated tax change.
After nearly 40 years working for the city, first as a beat cop, then police chief and finally city manager, Richard Miranda is calling it quits this summer. The Star sat down with Miranda this week to ask him about his accomplishments, what’s in store for the next city manager and where wil…
Richard Miranda, who rose from a beat cop in the Tucson Police Department to become the city’s top administrator, will retire at the end of July.
Richard Miranda, who rose through the ranks in the Tucson Police Department to become the city's top administrator, will retire at the end of the July.
Tucson could lose out on nearly $3 million in fees it charges new developments because it is so far behind schedule in making state-mandated changes to its impact-fee regulations.
Bus riders can rest easy now — city officials have scrapped the idea of raising fares this year.
Tucson is in search of a new human resource boss.
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.
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.
Chants of “Si, se puede” erupted in Tucson City Council chambers as dozens cheered the creation of Tucson’s Cesar Chavez holiday on Tuesday night.
When most workers retire before they are Medicare-eligible at 65, they have to bear the costs of health insurance on their own.
Tucson took the first steps in closing its $33 million budget gap for next year by tentatively approving what could amount to $4.8 million in transit savings and fare increases.
Even if the city eliminates every one of its “nonmandated” programs next year, it will still come up $8 million short of balancing its budget.
Tucson is facing a projected $33.2 million budget deficit next fiscal year, City Manager Richard Miranda notified the City Council Tuesday.
Talk on bus fare increases got nixed again from the city’s meeting agenda.
After largely ignoring a homeless camp on the western edge of the burgeoning downtown entertainment district for three months, city officials say it’s time to shut it down — weeks before the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show hits town.