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City pension plan could cost taxpayers more

A change in the city’s pension plan designed to attract and retain quality employees could wind up costing taxpayers millions, a Star analysis shows.

September 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Cuts in podiatrist care are hurting diabetics

Taking away podiatrist visits from Arizona's poorest residents had a swift, adverse impact on diabetics, three University of Arizona researchers say.

June 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Meeting Monday to discuss Vail incorporation idea

Community leaders in Vail will meet Monday to discuss a new effort to incorporate as a town.

October 25, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Taxpayers on hook for first lady's visit

Taxpayers on hook for first lady's visit

Taxpayers footed the bill for a Tucson Police Department security detail assigned to protect first lady Michelle Obama during her political fundraising stop here on Monday.

May 03, 2012 12:02 am Related Loading…
Drug users, mentally ill find HOPE at jail

Drug users, mentally ill find HOPE at jail

Sally Hueston with HOPE meets with a client at the Pima County jail. The program helps inmates who are mentally ill or have drug problems.

March 11, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Drug users, mentally ill find HOPE at jail

Drug users, mentally ill find HOPE at jail

This time last year, Capt. Greg Gearhart was seeing the same group of people being booked into the Pima County jail again and again. They would get arrested for a petty crime, get released, fall victim to their mental illness or substance abuse issues again, and get rearrested.

March 11, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Marana gets help from Senate leader in sewer-plant dispute

State lawmakers' attempts to force Pima County to turn over a sewer plant to Marana are getting more aggressive.

February 08, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

PCC fights to collect taxes from Santa Cruz

Pima County taxpayers are subsidizing college classes not only for local students but also for students from Santa Cruz County.

May 18, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

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