WASHINGTON - Defense Department furloughs that took effect Monday will mean about a 20 percent reduction in pay for the rest of this fiscal year for the roughly 8,400 department civilian employees in Arizona.
Bashas' cashier Kathleen O'Dell loaded plastic bags into a shopping cart on Wednesday. A special city committee is urging that plastic-bag use be reduced through educational programs - and their use be tracked and reported to the city by retailers.
Determined to revive the image of an organization that had lost
the faith of many in the small business community, the Tucson
Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce announced its rebranding effort in
front of more than 500 members Friday morning.