Recent community protests and last month’s 9th U.S. Circuit Court ruling striking additional sections of SB 1070 have brought Arizona’s infamous “papers, please” law back into the public spotlight. How we address this issue affects the security of our city and future opportunities for Tucson…
Grand Canyon University recently expressed interest in locating a new campus in Tucson, potentially at El Rio Golf Course, which has been operating at a loss for years.
Tucson's historic resources define our city's unique character, history and identity. A year ago, I wrote to you about the mayor and council's unanimous support for protecting Tucson's historic signs.
Two years ago, I worked with my colleagues to create the city of Tucson Independent Audit and Performance Commission. We did this because we wanted an independent body to review and critique city programs, policies and functions to help management perform more efficiently and effectively.
On June 14, the mayor and City Council unanimously moved forward
with plans to protect Tucson's historic and iconic signs that
contribute to our unique character, history and identity. The plan
is modeled on the U.S. secretary of interior's standards for
historic preservation and encourages …
On Oct. 29, the Rio Nuevo audit was released just after the
mayor and City Council rejected a proposed new convention
Firefighters and police officers, the brave women and men of the
Tucson Police Officer's Association and the Tucson Firefighters
Local 479, endorsed my campaign for public office because I have
always prioritized public safety.
The people of Tucson demand greater transparency and
accountability on Rio Nuevo. They want to know their tax dollars
are being spent wisely, and they want to see progress.
Pima County, working with the city of Tucson and using local
public funds, is about to realize our community's longstanding goal
of conserving Tumamoc Hill.