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City manager proposes job cuts to help balance budget

City Manager Richard Miranda has proposed eliminating 92 positions and trimming $25 million from the budget as a starting point to rein in Tucson’s finances.

March 25, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

New loan funding program to bridge flow gaps for nonprofits

Wingspan, the YWCA and the International School of Tucson are the first three recipients of loans through a new program created to help nonprofit organizations bridge funding gaps while they await reimbursements, grants, donations, membership fees or other income.

March 11, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Ariz. expected to have nation’s second-fastest job growth in 2014

WASHINGTON — Arizona is expected to post the second-highest rate of job growth among states in 2014, trailing only booming North Dakota, according to a recent report.

March 03, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

$92K consultants tell TUSD nothing new

A team of outside consultants, brought in at a cost of $92,500 yesterday, didn’t tell Tucson Unified School District leaders anything they didn’t already know or that hasn’t been said before:

February 26, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson ethanol-investment firm faces SEC charges

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a Tucson-based ethanol investment firm and its manager with improperly shifting expenses to investment funds they manage.

February 25, 2014 3:45 pmLoading…
Major bitcoin exchange said to be insolvent

Major bitcoin exchange said to be insolvent

TOKYO — A major bitcoin exchange has gone bust after secretly racking up catastrophic losses, other virtual currency companies said Tuesday — a potentially fatal blow for the exotic new form of money. The website of Tokyo-based Mt. Gox was returning a blank page Tuesday. The disappearance o…

February 25, 2014 10:29 am Related Loading…

Daunting challenges loom in major areas of the economy this year

As the U.S. economy continues to sputter,  five areas may heavily affect a recovery in 2014: 

January 27, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Sahuarita teacher stunned by $25,000 award

Walden Grove High School teacher Christopher Laughland gets a hug from a student after receiving the Milken Educator Award in a surprise assembly. The award recognizes educators for their methods, accomplishments, contributions and inspiration to students.

January 08, 2014 9:00 pmLoading…

Suits challenge merger of Tucson Electric Power's parent with Canadian firm

Shareholders of Tucson Electric Power Co.’s parent corporation, UNS Energy, have filed a pair of lawsuits in Pima County Superior Court in an effort to halt a Canadian company’s planned acquisition of the power provider.

December 29, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Pima County budget plan includes "small" tax hike for roads

County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry says he has no choice but to ask for a small property tax increase to help fund road repairs.

December 27, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Two Tucson banks under orders to raise capital

Two Tucson-based community banks are raising money to shore up their balance sheets as they continue to work out commercial-loan problems in the lingering aftermath of the recession.

December 22, 2013 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…

PCC seeks public's help with shaky finances

A senior executive who has overseen a string of financial misdeeds at Pima Community College is seeking the public’s help to keep a closer eye on the bottom line.

November 14, 2013 5:15 pmLoading…
William McCallum: Engaging students in mathematics

William McCallum: Engaging students in mathematics

What if we lived in a world where people knew, used and enjoyed mathematics? What if mathematics made sense to students? What if teachers teaching fractions in Grade 3 could tell the story of how fractions flow naturally from whole numbers in Grade 2?

October 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

UA audio site tries crowd funding

Crowd Audio, a music-production website founded by University of Arizona alumni, has launched a crowd-funding campaign on Indiegogo.

October 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona Mail Order closing Tucson operation

Arizona Mail Order is shutting down its local operations, resulting in the layoff of 59 workers and removing the last vestiges of a catalog sales business that once employed hundreds of people after it was launched in Tucson in 1950.

October 12, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

TUSD pays worker double severance, sues for refund

When TUSD career- and technical-education director Kathy Prather quit last year, the district paid her more than $22,000 in unused sick and vacation pay.

September 16, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Rosemont says construction financing near

Rosemont Copper has signed a letter with a dozen international banks that shows it is close to getting financing to build the $1.22 billion Rosemont Mine project, its Canadian parent company says.

August 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Fitz Blog: The bull in the bull market

Market rallies

March 14, 2013 6:00 amLoading…

Biz tip of the week: Basic understanding of accounting and finance is vital to a small firm

Most SCORE clients come to us with little understanding of accounting and finance.

December 17, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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