Rio Nuevo’s renovation of the Tucson Convention Center starts Monday.
A settlement with a company that made asbestos products used in constructing some city buildings will pump up Tucson’s coffers to the tune of $5.5 million.
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.
Chants of "Si, se puede" erupted in Tucson City Council chambers as dozens cheered the creation of Tucson's Cesar Chavez Holiday.
A proposed holiday to honor labor leader Cesar Chavez could cost taxpayers $500,000.
When most workers retire before they are Medicare-eligible at 65, they have to bear the costs of health insurance on their own.
A recent Arizona Supreme Court decision overturning a 2011 law designed to keep pension costs down could cost Tucson millions of dollars.
Organizers of a downtown homeless camp got a victory in court last week.
Tucson is at a crossroads, Mayor Jonathan Rothschild said in his State of the City speech.
Mayor Jonathan Rothschild has joined the chorus of opposition to SB 1062.
The city of Tucson takes a firm position when it comes to violations of its building code or the Americans with Disabilities Act — unless, that is, the violator is the city of Tucson.
Tucson’s officials promised the streetcar would transform downtown. But first it will transform how the festivals along the route operate.
Tucson took the first steps in closing its $33 million budget gap for next year by tentatively approving what could amount to $4.8 million in transit savings and fare increases.
The city is determined to open the downtown streetcar line to riders this summer but will need some outside help to do it.
Even if the city eliminates every one of its “nonmandated” programs next year, it will still come up $8 million short of balancing its budget.
It may come as no surprise to some that Rio Nuevo lacked an official ethics policy.
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A proposed state law would let gun owners sue city council members or county supervisors personally if those governments pass or try to enforce gun laws that are stricter than state law.
A conservative think tank has followed through on its promise to sue the city over an ordinance designed to help local companies get city contracts.
Rio Nuevo’s face-lift of the Tucson Convention Center is scheduled to start in a few weeks.
Tucson is facing a projected $33.2 million budget deficit next fiscal year, City Manager Richard Miranda notified the City Council Tuesday.
Four city employees lost their jobs when the city ceded management duties to a private company this past weekend.
It appears Pima County won’t join the city in its efforts to lure the film industry back to Tucson.
Talk on bus fare increases got nixed again from the city’s meeting agenda.
A Tucson legislator wants to charge parents with a felony if their kid uses their gun to kill or injure someone.
A Dallas pension fund that owns the scenic Painted Hills property in Tucson is trying to avoid an independent audit of its books.
The city is looking to raze the dilapidated building on East Broadway that once housed Panda Buffet.
Tucson officials received a personal “thank you” from a top Sonoran political figure for all the work the city has done over the past few years to bolster trade ties with northern Mexico and opposing SB 1070.
The city has set up some new rules for the homeless camp at Veinte de Agosto Park downtown.
The city’s stalling on approval for drainage-work permits to keep Fourth Avenue businesses from flooding could derail the entire project and cost taxpayers millions, County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry says.
Tucson’s Sun Tran bus service is in a financial bind because its fares are too low and it provides more service for the disabled at too low a cost, a panel of outside experts who evaluated the system found.
Folks expecting a lively discussion during today’s city council meeting on proposed bus fares increases will be disappointed.
Rio Nuevo’s about to get into the parking lot business.
After largely ignoring a homeless camp on the western edge of the burgeoning downtown entertainment district for three months, city officials say it’s time to shut it down — weeks before the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show hits town.
Councilwoman Regina Romero believes the time to honor one of Arizona’s most renowned figures is long overdue.
Rio Nuevo wants the state Legislature to loosen the purse strings so the district can start putting money toward projects other than a hotel.
Mayor Jonathan Rothschild has made trade with Mexico one of his top priorities since assuming office two years ago.
City officials said they’ve reached an agreement to keep the Fourth Avenue Street Fair operating at full capacity.
Tucson took a first step to try to get back into the movie business by approving a local film incentive on Wednesday.
This spring’s Fourth Avenue Street Fair will be forced to drop 71 vendors because of scheduled streetcar testing, officials say.
The plan to house a permanent memorial to Jan. 8 victims and survivors at the Old Pima County Courthouse downtown was made official Monday morning.
Tucson officially has a new private management company to run its five municipal golf courses.
The plan to house a permanent memorial to Jan. 8th victims and survivors at the Old Pima County Courthouse downtown was made official this morning.
The Jan. 8, 2011, shootings left an indelible mark on many Tucsonans.
Rodent droppings and dead cockroaches near a soda fountain and its uncovered reservoir full of ice.
Work on two waterlines could snarl traffic on the west side and near the University of Arizona for the next two months.
Gun-control talk may have waned recently, but one local elected official is determined to bring it back to the forefront to start 2014.
If your New Year’s resolution involves lending a helping hand more often in the community, you can get off to a good start by heading over to Pima Animal Care Center on New Year’s Day.
The family of a slain woman sought $5 million from the city over what they allege is Tucson Police Department negligence.