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Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities

Opinion: Think regionally for improved economy, jobs

Our community cannot afford provincial thinking. As the sixth-poorest of the nation's large metropolitan areas in 2011, regional collaboration is essential to elevate our community out of poverty and create a community in which our children and grandchildren can find substantive, decent-wage jobs.

April 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Grand Canyon U. expanding; TREO makes local pitch

Tucson is one of four sites being considered for a new Christian university.

February 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

$12.5M for TREO brings in mixed bag

Tucson's economic-development agency has been on a roll over the past six months, helping attract six companies promising more than 1,800 new jobs to the region.

February 03, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…

Building-panel maker to hire hundreds for new Tucson plant

A company planning to make prefabricated building panels will open its headquarters and a manufacturing plant in Tucson by next year, potentially employing hundreds of workers.

November 14, 2012 3:00 pmLoading…

City Council asks TREO's CEO for specifics on his job claims

It was an auspicious year for Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities.

September 06, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

N.C. tire dealer to open Tucson warehouse

A North Carolina-based tire distributor plans to build a warehouse operation in Tucson that will employ 30 people, a local economic-development agency says.

August 21, 2012 2:30 pmLoading…

Candidates find fault with TREO, supervisors

The four Republican primary candidates hoping to replace retiring County Supervisor Ann Day agree TREO hasn't done much for Pima County, county officials have not done enough to fix county roads and the county supervisors need more accountability.

July 28, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Paul Cunningham found to have harassed 3 city workers

Paul Cunningham found to have harassed 3 city workers

A just-released report has concluded Councilman Paul Cunningham sexually harassed three female city employees while on a business trip to San Diego in May.

July 04, 2012 12:00 am Related Loading…
Tucson council seeks conduct rules in reaction to Cunningham

Tucson council seeks conduct rules in reaction to Cunningham

His behavior on trip was criticized.

June 13, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson council seeks conduct rules in reaction to Cunningham

Tucson council seeks conduct rules in reaction to Cunningham

Declaring no elected official in Tucson is above the law, City Councilwoman Regina Romero said the city needs to ensure its employees are protected against the ravages of sexual harassment when it drafts a new code of conduct for the mayor and council.

June 13, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Snell: $58K San Diego trip was 'profitable'

Facing criticism over its now notorious San Diego fact-finding trip, Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities president and CEO Joe Snell said he's prepared to justify both the trip and TREO's existence before the Tucson City Council on Tuesday.

June 09, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Financial details on San Diego junket set for June 12

A public discussion of who paid for what on an economic-development junket to San Diego that left one Tucson City Council member's political career in jeopardy will have to wait until June 12, Mayor Jonathan Rothschild said Thursday.

June 01, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson City Council discussion on Cunningham postponed; TREO offices locked

The scheduling of a City Council discussion of Democrat Paul Cunningham's behavior on an economic development junket to San Diego has been put on hold to give the city attorney more time to investigate the incident.

May 31, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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