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.
Tucson is one of four sites being considered for a new Christian university.
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.
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.
It was an auspicious year for Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities.
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.
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.
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.
His behavior on trip was criticized.
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.
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.
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.
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.