Chants of “Si, se puede” erupted in Tucson City Council chambers as dozens cheered the creation of Tucson’s Cesar Chavez holiday on Tuesday night.
The Tucson City Council this week is set to again take on the challenge of improving Sun Tran’s finances.
The 9,188 square miles of Pima County are now an “immigrant-welcoming” community.
Four city employees lost their jobs when the city ceded management duties to a private company this past weekend.
Folks expecting a lively discussion during today’s city council meeting on proposed bus fares increases will be disappointed.
All residents in Pima County are created equal and assume they are equally entitled to their water. This assumption could be jeopardized if Rosemont Mine opponents convince the Tucson City Council to oppose Community Water Company of Green Valley’s pipeline connection.
The Road Runner’s phone was busy the day after the Pima County Board of Supervisors decided not to give American Traffic Solutions another contract.
The past year was one of rebuilding streets and expanding public transportation. But it also included a deadly pedestrian tally.
The federal government has denied a request from the city of Tucson that would have allowed local hospitals to draw down millions of government dollars to cover patients who can’t pay.
A former Tucson City Council member has launched a drive to move Green Valley, Sahuarita and — perhaps most critically, the proposed Rosemont Mine — out of Pima County and into Santa Cruz County.
A serious civil-rights crisis is taking place in Tucson under the watch of Police Chief Robert Villaseñor. What will City Manager Richard Miranda, Mayor Jonathan Rothschild and the Tucson City Council do to remedy this monumental civil-rights standoff?
A proposal to eliminate the low-income rate for Sun Van used by many with a serious developmental or physical disability has been rejected.
The Arizona Attorney General’s Office is investigating whether a Tucson City Council member skirted the state Open Meetings Law.
Tucson has a new plan to get tough on abandoned shopping carts:
The Tucson City Council will consider today whether to allow water to be extended to the suburbs for new developments that bring good-paying jobs.
In 2010 more than 65,000 acre-feet of water was extracted from the aquifer in the Upper Santa Cruz basin from Green Valley to Sahuarita - about 90 percent by existing mines and farms, according to the Arizona Department of Water Resources.
A machine called a rake is used in the harvesting of pecans from the groves owned by Farmers Investment Co., one of the two entities that want to connect to the water source at the end of the Central Arizona Project.
An existing pipeline at a Sahuarita-area groundwater recharge project isn't nearly big enough to carry all the Colorado River water that two other parties say they want to put into two proposed connecting pipelines, Tucson officials said Tuesday.
Resolution 22006 states: "City of Tucson Mayor and Council hereby recognizes and supports ... the leadership of Davis-Monthan to make the appropriate decisions when balancing National Security and community needs when it comes to their existing and future military mission and assignments."
But project hinges on liquor license, which could face opposition.