A dozen diverse organizations are initially seeking money.
Successful missile defense test means program lives another day.
Once-popular college hot spot near UA features memorabilia.
Neighborhood critics still oppose basing louder planes in Tucson.
The region's economy would be hit hard.
An Army report shows the service plans to cut some 2,700 military and civilian jobs at the U.S. Army Intelligence Center and Fort Huachuca, cutting the number of jobs at the installation nearly in half as part of an Army-wide force restructuring.
Even as Congress debates the proposed retirement of the A-10 Thunderbolt II — a core of operations at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base — a new report by a Dutch peace group blames the venerated close-air support plane for contaminating civilian areas of Iraq with radioactive, depleted-uranium bullets.
Water companies may sometimes charge customers more without formal rate cases.
The U.S. House on Thursday overwhelmingly adopted an amendment to the 2015 defense appropriation bill that would prohibit the Pentagon from spending any money to retire the A-10 Thunderbolt II jet — a mainstay of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.
The U.S. House today overwhelmingly adopted an amendment to the 2015 defense appropriation bill that would prohibit the Pentagon from spending any money to retire the A-10 Thunderbolt II close-air support jet, a mainstay of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.
Amendment would block plane's retirement.
The effort to save the A-10 "Warthog" close-air support jet faces a key floor vote in the House on Thursday, after a floor debate today on the 2015 defense appropriations bill.
The planned buyout of Tucson-based UNS Energy Corp. by Canadian utility giant Fortis Inc. won the endorsement of key parties at formal hearings on the deal that opened Monday.
The Arizona Corporation Commission will hold public hearings this week in Tucson on the proposed $4.3 billion buyout of Tucson Electric Power Co.’s parent company, UNS Energy Corp., by major Canadian utility operator Fortis Inc.
A recent setback at the hands of House budget writers doesn’t mean the end of the A-10 Thunderbolt II close-air support fleet, which includes a major contingent at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.
Backers of the A-10 close air-support jet say they’ll keep battling to block a Pentagon plan to retire the plane, after suffering a setback by House budget writers.
The University of Arizona Health Network confirmed Thursday that it has laid off 23 staffers in its record-keeping department because a new electronic health-records system eliminated the need for their jobs.
Arizona and Tucson should see stronger economic growth in the next year as the effects of federal spending cuts last year wear off, University of Arizona economists say.
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base will undergo a change in command in August, even as budget cuts threaten the base’s future.
The House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee in draft legislation failed to include funding for the Air Force’s fleet of A-10 Thunderbolt II attack jets, despite the full House’s earlier authorization to fund the A-10 fleet.
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency has conducted the first flight test of a land-based version of a missile-defense system using an interceptor made by Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems.
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems and the Army have completed a key testing milestone for the latest version of the Excalibur M982 precision-guided artillery shell, moving the weapon a step closer to full-rate production.
A group of U.S. senators, including Arizona’s John McCain, is crafting a plan to save the A-10 close air-support jet — a mainstay of Tucson’s Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.
Canadian utility giant Fortis Inc. has agreed to sweeten the pot for ratepayers in its proposed $4.3 billion buyout of Tucson-based UNS Energy Corp.
Arizona Sen. John McCain reiterated his support of the A-10 "Warthog" close-air support jet in a Capitol Hill press conference today, as the Senate Armed Services Committee moves toward its markup of the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act next week.
Australia wants to buy more than a half-billion dollars worth of air-combat missiles from Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems.
The proposed buyout of Tucson Electric Power Co. parent UNS Energy Corp. by Canadian utility giant Fortis Inc. is gathering conditional support among stakeholders.
A key congressional panel that moved to save the A-10 close air-support aircraft from retirement also nixed an Army plan to transfer AH-64 Apache attack helicopters out of Army National Guard units, including the Silverbell Army Heliport in Marana.
The nation’s fleet of A-10 close-air-support aircraft — including a major contingent at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base — would get a one-year lease on life under a plan approved by a key congressional committee late Wednesday.
The nation’s fleet of A-10 close air-support aircraft — including a major contingent at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base — would get a one-year lease on life under a plan approved by a key congressional committee late Wednesday.
The Tucson area’s main economic-development agency has adopted a new strategic “blueprint” with a goal of creating nearly 40,000 new jobs in the next five years.
Tucson-based UNS Energy Corp. posted higher first-quarter profits despite lower sales at Tucson Electric Power Co., thanks to a rate increase that went into effect last year.
Southern Arizona’s major aerospace employers are among the technology-based companies that staged a resurgence in 2013, as several firms serving commercial aviation markets boosted their payrolls.
It may be an understatement to say that a lot has happened since Paul Bonavia became chief executive of UNS Energy Corp. and its main subsidiary, Tucson Electric Power Co., in 2009.
Construction began this week on a pioneering hybrid solar and fossil-fuel power generation project at Tucson Electric Power Co.’s H. Wilson Sundt Generating Station.
Architectural Traditions, a longtime Tucson door and hardware supplier controlled by the local investment firm Diamond Ventures, has closed its doors at 9280 E. Old Vail Road and left customers without much hope of getting back their deposits.
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems is working to head off a proposed U.S. Navy budget proposal that would halt purchases of the Tomahawk cruise missile — the nation’s primary long-range strike missile — after 2015.
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base reported an estimated local economic impact of $973 million in the 2013 fiscal year, down from about $1.14 billion in the prior year as Pentagon budget cuts took their toll.
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Tucson-based Accelerate Diagnostics Inc. has launched a $45 million offering of stock-purchase rights to existing shareholders to help fund commercialization of its technology to rapidly detect and identify infectious pathogens.
Tucson Electric Power Co. customers will likely see their monthly bills rise a few dollars, as state regulators reset a financial mechanism linked to fuel and purchased-power costs.
Toronto-based Hudbay Minerals Inc. on Monday announced a “final extension,” to May 5, of its offer to acquire Rosemont Mine developer Augusta Resource Corp.
To Tom Norris, a former Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II combat pilot, the Pentagon’s plan to retire the “Warthog” in the next few years is like a coach benching a team’s best player.
A group of civic and business leaders launched a new effort Wednesday to boost support for Southern Arizona’s military installations, with survey results showing strong community backing of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and other bases in the region.
A group of civic and business leaders launched a new effort today to boost support for Southern Arizona military installations, with the release of a survey showing strong community backing of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and other bases in the region.
Phasing out the A-10 attack aircraft could cost Tucson 2,000 jobs — and that’s just one of many changes in store for Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, the proposed 2015 Air Force budget shows.
State regulators are preparing to implement a new policy allowing owners of small utilities — including many private water companies — to pass on the cost of their personal income taxes to ratepayers, despite opposition from consumer advocates.
Tucson-based UNS Energy Corp., parent of Tucson Electric Power Co., was the target of a failed hoax in which someone filed fraudulent bankruptcy papers on the company’s behalf.
Paul J. Bonavia, chairman and CEO of UNS Energy Corp. since 2009, will retire as CEO on May 2 and take a new role as executive board chair of the company, the parent company of Tucson Electric Power Co. announced.