Voter-approved bond packages in 1997, 2004 and 2006 have improved county livability.
If you ever had the misfortune of having a car stolen, you probably appreciated law enforcement responding to the call.
Quality roads make sure we can do all the things that make up our daily existence; from arriving at work on time to dashing to the grocery store or the doctor’s office or soccer practice.
The Padres have wrapped up their final season in Tucson and we all wish the team the best of luck with its move to El Paso.
Nothing happens if no one puts a proposal on the table. A recent story in the Arizona Daily Star highlighted some opportunities to help revitalize the city's heart by assisting the University of Arizona in building a bigger presence downtown.
Headline writers have a tough job. I understand that. There's no room for context or nuance when you have six words to encapsulate a story.
The Tucson Metro Chamber and Pima County are finding new ways to work together to respond to local businesses, strengthen our economy and create jobs.
Economic development plans are too often full of platitudes that sound good but don't result in measurable actions that will actually promote job growth.
Over the last few years, the Arizona Legislature has siphoned
off tax revenues historically intended for city and county
transportation improvements or maintenance and used them to support
two state agencies.
Ratepayers throughout Pima County should not be required to
subsidize the town of Marana's self-serving expansion plans.
When the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) meets on Tuesday,
it should endorse a new regulation that will allow Pima County and
other large organizations to build solar-energy plants that would,
in effect, supply much of their own electricity.
On May 23, the Star ran an article about Pima County's bond
programs. The county uses the sale of bonds to construct essential
facilities like libraries, parks, roads and sewer facilities, as
well as to protect important natural areas. Voters approved $2
billion in 11 elections since 1974 fo…
A recent letter to the editor presented a misleading picture of
the Pima County Public Library and the Board of Supervisors'
efforts to protect children from viewing pornography on library
Four years ago this month, voters authorized Pima County to
spend $164 million for lands that would receive special protection
under the Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan. In that bond election
of May 2004, more than 65 percent of those voting agreed that money
dedicated to preserving native …