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Cost of new office space for agency rises by $1M

Cost of new office space for agency rises by $1M

The Pima Association of Governments agreed in May to be the anchor tenant of One East Broadway, under construction on the northeast corner of Stone Avenue and Broadway. Costs for the office space have increased $1 million over original estimates.

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Cost of new office space for agency rises by $1M

Cost of new office space for agency rises by $1M

Rent for the Pima Association of Governments offices at One East Broadway, now under construction, is projected at about $32.54 per square foot or about $860,000 a year. Original estimates were about $700,500.

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Cost of new Tucson office space for Pima Association of Governments rises by $1M

Cost of new Tucson office space for Pima Association of Governments rises by $1M

The cost for the Pima Association of Governments' new downtown office has ballooned by $1 million over initial estimates, records show.

March 19, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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House liberals appear ready to accept compromise health-care bill

House liberals appear ready to accept compromise health-care bill

WASHINGTON — They may not like it, but many House liberals look ready to accept a compromise health-care bill, putting Democratic leaders well on the way to delivering on President Obama's call for overhaul.

October 31, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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Letters to the editor

Property assessments are akin to thievery

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Solicita TUSD aprobar anulación de impuestos

Tucson Unified School District,(TUSD), está solicitando que los electores aprueben una anulación de impuestos con el fin de reponer el dinero perdido por los recortes en el presupuesto, y para darle un empuje a la tecnología en el distrito.

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Taxpayer Watch : Branches block view at La Cholla-Ajo? City says no

Taxpayer Watch : Branches block view at La Cholla-Ajo? City says no

The northwest corner of South La Cholla Boulevard and West Ajo Way has become hard to navigate because of a tree whose branches have grown into the roadway, says reader John Higgins, who drives through the intersection regularly.

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On Prop. 200, resist ballot-box budgeting

On Prop. 200, resist ballot-box budgeting

Taxpayers in Tucson, courtesy of Proposition 200, are being asked to amend the city Charter to strip the current and future City Councils of their authority to establish budgets for the police and fire departments. The Arizona Tax Research Association strongly urges Tucson taxpayers to rejec…

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Telling people what not to eat isn't the answer

"Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime."

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Override is key to rebound for TUSD

Tucson Unified School District is asking voters to approve a tax override to replace money lost to state budget cuts and to boost technology in the district.

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Executive pay plan has backers, critics

NEW YORK — It's the boldest idea yet to rein in Wall Street recklessness: Put the Federal Reserve in charge of policing not just the nation's banks, but also how much their employees are paid.

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Private-school tax credits ruled illegal

Arizona's tax-credit program to help pay for kids to attend private schools was dealt a setback Wednesday when the 9th Circuit Court refused to overturn a previous ruling that the program is unconstitutional because some participating nonprofits give scholarships only to religious schools.

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Letters to the editor

Prop. 200 figures purely arbitrary

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US orders bailout companies to cut executive compensation

US orders bailout companies to cut executive compensation

WASHINGTON — The government zeroed in on corporate excess and recklessness Thursday with deep, unprecedented cuts in executive compensation at companies living on taxpayer money and a move to wield veto power over pay policy at thousands of banks to limit risk-taking.

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Vail seeks bond funding, override

The Vail School District has long been known for its innovative practices.

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