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George Miller: Hold Bush accountable for Iraq

George Miller: Hold Bush accountable for Iraq

Accountability is the word most often used when speaking of large industrial companies whose actions negatively affect the health and safety of people or when government at any level makes opportunistic decisions that injure or even kill Americans.

June 27, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Guest Column: Common-sense approach to city budget needed based on realistic projections

Guest Column: Common-sense approach to city budget needed based on realistic projections

In the late 1980s the mayor and city manager proposed a budget for the city of Tucson calling for a pay raise for all employees as well as layoffs of 300. Reversing that plan, four council members then proposed and passed a budget without any layoffs and without pay raises.

June 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Guest Column: Protect Tucson by understanding, addressing annexation issues

Annexation of land, homes and business' adjacent to the city of Tucson is a topic of conversation and controversy that has led a long, unsettled life.

March 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Waiving fees, fines for Occupiers in Tucson is a moral imperative

On Tuesday, Nov. 15, the Tucson City Council discussed a proposal by council member Regina Romero to waive fees and forgive citations against the Occupy Tucson protesters who have been camping out around-the-clock in Veinte de Agosto park downtown.

November 25, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Mayor, council candidates must vow to take high road, focus on issues

As we enter the 2011 political season and the election of the mayor of Tucson and three City Council members, one can't but hope that we will not have a rerun of the mean-spirited campaigning of the 2010 congressional elections.

January 26, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Prop. 200: CON: An irrational solution to a nonexistent problem

Prop. 200: CON: An irrational solution to a nonexistent problem

Proposition 200 seeks voter approval for a change to the Tucson Charter that would mandate the hiring of 350 new police officers over a five-year period, as well as an untold number of firefighters, but offers nothing in terms of how the community would pay for these new public-safety employees.

October 04, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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Time to create wards in Foothills

Time to create wards in Foothills

By now most people know that the Arizona Legislature has amended the charter of the city of Tucson. No more Republican, Democrat, independent, et cetera designations will be allowed in city elections.

August 04, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Guest opinion: Council must be fearless, do what is necessary to prep city for future

Guest opinion: Council must be fearless, do what is necessary to prep city for future

In this turbulent economy, Tucson city government is wrangling with the knotty job of delivering a budget that reasonably provides for the needs of our community.

May 26, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Big Oil is the clear winner in Iraq

Big Oil is the clear winner in Iraq

The war in Iraq has been won! It's a fact, no matter what some newspapers, nervous nellies and peace folks tell us.

August 18, 2008 12:00 amLoading…
TUSD achievements get short shrift in Star

TUSD achievements get short shrift in Star

It appears that almost anything about the Tucson Unified School District trumps the Iraq War and the battered U.S. economy in Arizona Daily Star front-page headlines and editorials. At a glance, one could easily conclude that the district is collapsing and will suffer the loss of half of its…

April 21, 2008 12:00 amLoading…

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