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Councilwoman Regina Romero: Tucson police shouldn't ask immigration status of crime victims, witnesses

Recent community protests and last month’s 9th U.S. Circuit Court ruling striking additional sections of SB 1070 have brought Arizona’s infamous “papers, please” law back into the public spotlight. How we address this issue affects the security of our city and future opportunities for Tucson…

November 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Guest Column: Plan to put university on El Rio Golf Course is no longer worth pursuing

Guest Column: Plan to put university on El Rio Golf Course is no longer worth pursuing

Grand Canyon University recently expressed interest in locating a new campus in Tucson, potentially at El Rio Golf Course, which has been operating at a loss for years.

May 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Guest Column: Restoring the Marist building ultimately will yield many returns

Guest Column: Restoring the Marist building ultimately will yield many returns

Tucson's historic resources define our city's unique character, history and identity. A year ago, I wrote to you about the mayor and council's unanimous support for protecting Tucson's historic signs.

July 10, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Golf must pay its way, repay general fund

Two years ago, I worked with my colleagues to create the city of Tucson Independent Audit and Performance Commission. We did this because we wanted an independent body to review and critique city programs, policies and functions to help management perform more efficiently and effectively.

May 14, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson's old places matter to the health of our businesses

On June 14, the mayor and City Council unanimously moved forward with plans to protect Tucson's historic and iconic signs that contribute to our unique character, history and identity. The plan is modeled on the U.S. secretary of interior's standards for historic preservation and encourages …

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Council must act - and has - to make Rio Nuevo accountable

On Oct. 29, the Rio Nuevo audit was released just after the mayor and City Council rejected a proposed new convention hotel.

November 09, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Prop. 200 is fiscally irresponsible

Prop. 200 is fiscally irresponsible

Firefighters and police officers, the brave women and men of the Tucson Police Officer's Association and the Tucson Firefighters Local 479, endorsed my campaign for public office because I have always prioritized public safety.

October 20, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Rio Nuevo oversight a priority

Rio Nuevo oversight a priority

The people of Tucson demand greater transparency and accountability on Rio Nuevo. They want to know their tax dollars are being spent wisely, and they want to see progress.

April 05, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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Tumamoc will be preserved for future generations

Tumamoc will be preserved for future generations

Pima County, working with the city of Tucson and using local public funds, is about to realize our community's longstanding goal of conserving Tumamoc Hill.

February 22, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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Mile-high inspiration in Denver

Mile-high inspiration in Denver

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August 30, 2008 12:00 amLoading…

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