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Tucson Councilman Fimbres linked to special deals for group using convention center

City Councilman Richard Fimbres used his position to get discounted rent and free meals at taxpayer expense for an organization he once ran, according to a claim made by the fired former deputy director of the Tucson Convention Center.

March 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

City told streetcar operating cost will be 4 times earlier estimate

City taxpayers could wind up paying a $4.4 million annual operating subsidy for the streetcar - more than quadruple what city officials were told two years ago.

March 06, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Money for roads, parks covering city's golf debts

The city's five golf courses have been losing money for most of the past decade, prompting city officials to divert money intended for street maintenance, parks and public safety to cover golf's losses.

May 06, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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