The pigs have flown — Arizona lawmakers, without a nay vote among them, passed legislation that frees the Rio Nuevo board to spend money on downtown projects without yoking them to building a hotel.
Rio Nuevo took steps this week to help move along a potential downtown hotel and exhibition center.
Rio Nuevo’s about to get into the parking lot business.
The recipient of this week’s Ben’s Bell is Mark Irvin, board member and interim CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson.
The Tucson Convention Center could receive Rio Nuevo money after all.
Bleachers, aging restrooms and other facilities at the Tucson Convention Center need repair or replacement.
The Rio Nuevo board wants to help prevent the Manning House from falling into foreclosure. It just doesn't know if giving money to the cash-strapped historic downtown property is legal.
In between filing lawsuits and commissioning forensic audits, no one at the Rio Nuevo District paid its property taxes.
The Rio Nuevo District has picked up another board member.
A just-released Rio Nuevo audit claims the city of Tucson has yet to account for $33.8 million of questionable spending on the district's west-side projects.
The Rio Nuevo Board is sitting on millions of dollars in public improvement bonds that are about to expire at the end of the month.
In the end, the only thing Jodi Bain built downtown was a tangled web of contradictions and double standards.