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Leadership has made Pima County a better place to live

Leadership has made Pima County a better place to live

Voter-approved bond packages in 1997, 2004 and 2006 have improved county livability.

November 01, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

Chuck Huckelberry: Pima County’s recommended budget begins to reinvest in critical programs and infrastructure

If you ever had the misfortune of having a car stolen, you probably appreciated law enforcement responding to the call.

May 06, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Chuck Huckelberry: Gas tax increase: Have I lost all sense? No. I’m facing reality

Chuck Huckelberry: Gas tax increase: Have I lost all sense? No. I’m facing reality

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.

November 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Huckelberry: We must move forward, fully use our sports assets

Huckelberry: We must move forward, fully use our sports assets

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.

September 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Guest Column: Proposals for UA museum, office tower downtown worth studying, refining

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.

June 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Pima County proposing 5% tax rate hike, but overall taxes go down

Pima County proposing 5% tax rate hike, but overall taxes go down

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.

May 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Guest Column: Chamber, county are committed to joint effort to promote prosperity

Guest Column: Chamber, county are committed to joint effort to promote prosperity

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.

January 04, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Guest Column: Our region needs investment; voters should approve $197 million plan

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.

October 24, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Legislature dipping into county coffers; road upkeep suffers

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.

July 04, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Marana wastewater move illegal, costly, harmful to regional planning

Ratepayers throughout Pima County should not be required to subsidize the town of Marana's self-serving expansion plans.

February 04, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Net-metering utility plan would boost alternative energy in county

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.

November 21, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Pima County bond projects often complex, especially when partners join

Pima County bond projects often complex, especially when partners join

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…

May 30, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Libraries work to keep kids from seeing porn

Libraries work to keep kids from seeing porn

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 computers.

November 11, 2008 12:00 amLoading…
Pima buys land, lots of land

Pima buys land, lots of land

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 …

May 11, 2008 12:00 am Photos

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Blaming county staffers uncalled for

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June 09, 2002 12:00 am

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