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Pima road-fund swap feud escalates with new report, complaint

Pima road-fund swap feud escalates with new report, complaint

Pima County Supervisor Ally Miller’s district has received more money for road improvements and other transportation needs than the county’s other districts have since 1997, according to documents released this week.

March 21, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
$22 million bond for new Pima County animal shelter will be on November ballot

$22 million bond for new Pima County animal shelter will be on November ballot

Pima County voters will get to decide this fall whether to spend $22 million to build a new animal shelter.

March 18, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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Lawmakers strike bill requiring major budget cuts to Pima libraries

Lawmakers strike bill requiring major budget cuts to Pima libraries

A bill in the statehouse slashing funding for libraries has been gutted.

February 24, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…
Funds slashed for Supervisor Miller's district after criticism

Funds slashed for Supervisor Miller's district after criticism

Tough political criticism on how the county has managed — or mismanaged — funds for road repairs may have backfired on Supervisor Ally Miller.

February 19, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Supervisors OK formal objection to Rosemont Mine

County supervisors took another step in their protracted fight with the proposed Rosemont Mine, voting to formally object to the location.

February 05, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Kino Stadium recommended for permanent $1.5 million subsidy

Kino Stadium recommended for permanent $1.5 million subsidy

Attempts to boost Kino Sports Complex revenues with smaller sporting tournaments and community events have failed to keep the stadium district from running in the red, meaning taxpayers will likely foot more of the bill.

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Kid from Flowing Wells grows up to be county's most powerful man

Kid from Flowing Wells grows up to be county's most powerful man

His critics call him “King Huckelberry” or simply, “King Chuck.”

January 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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High-ranking Pima administrator seeks $6M over bicycle-crash injuries

The second-most-powerful person in the Pima County administration has filed a claim against the county, asking for $6 million in damages.

January 10, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

County speed cameras could go dark

Pima County Transportation Department staffers are largely staying out of a decision whether to permanently turn off 11 speed cameras next week.

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County speed cams to stay on during contract talks

County speed cams to stay on during contract talks

Drivers with a lead foot take note: 11 speed cameras in unincorporated areas of Pima County will stay on for at least the next week.

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No peddling of bike-tax plans here

No peddling of bike-tax plans here

A proposal in the Windy City to tax cyclists to generate revenue isn’t gaining any traction with local leaders.

December 27, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Gunbattle leaves at least 5 dead in Rocky Point

Gunbattle leaves at least 5 dead in Rocky Point

The sound of gunfire ripped through the Sonora beach town of Rocky Point Wednesday morning during a deadly shootout between the federal police and alleged drug traffickers.

December 19, 2013 12:00 am Video Photos

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County would save $300K if more inmates sign up for insurance

County officials are eyeing a specific group of people to sign up for the government-administered health-care marketplace — jail inmates.

December 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Huckelberry to Miller: Put up or shut up on extortion

Huckelberry to Miller: Put up or shut up on extortion

County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry has challenged Supervisor Ally Miller to give prosecutors evidence that county employees are breaking the law, as she says, or shut up.

October 25, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson firm gets county incentives to hire well-paid workers

Tucson firm gets county incentives to hire well-paid workers

Roughly a year into its lease with Pima County, a biotech startup needs more space as it continues to grow.

October 17, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Time and temp sign won't include ads

Time and temp sign won't include ads

The new time-and-temperature clock might end up looking exactly like the old time-and-temperature clock.

September 27, 2013 12:00 am
County looking to restore time, temperature clock downtown

County looking to restore time, temperature clock downtown

A downtown landmark, unplugged 26 years ago, could soon be lighting up the skyline again.

September 19, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Survey hammers home need for better streets

Fix the darn roads.

September 16, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Forest Service: Rosemont doesn't threaten prized creek, canyon

Forest Service: Rosemont doesn't threaten prized creek, canyon

Davidson Canyon and Cienega Creek — linchpin issues for many who oppose the Rosemont Mine — aren’t in as big a danger from mine impacts as many people think, the U.S. Forest Service says.

September 03, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Steller: We want infill — until it's in our neighborhood

We want density and infill development in the Tucson area — all the plans, visions and town halls say so.

August 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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