Pima County Board of Supervisors

Pima County Board of Supervisors, Cano, replacement, Villegas
Jul 25, 2023

Pima County appoints Democrat to House vacancy 

The Pima County Board of Supervisors filled a vacancy in the state House of Representatives Tuesday after appointing a Democrat who formerly sat on the board. 

Cano, resignation, House, legislative vacancy
Jul 5, 2023

Cano resigns for graduate school at Harvard, creating fifth legislative vacancy this session

The former state House minority leader has officially resigned, creating the fifth legislative vacancy this session. Rep. Andrés Cano, D-Tucson, sent his resignation letter Tuesday to state officials including Gov. Katie Hobbs, Secretary of State Adrian Fontes and Speaker of the House Ben Toma, R-Peoria.

Oct 6, 2021

Friese plans to resign LD9 House seat

After seven years in the House, Randy Friese is stepping down. 

Rep. Kirsten Engel (D-Tucson)
Sep 8, 2021

Sen. Engel resigns, runs for Congress

Democratic state Sen. Kirsten Engel resigned September 8 to focus on her congressional campaign in an open southern Arizona seat.

Feb 23, 2021

Senate votes to add county supervisors in Maricopa, Pima

Residents of the state's two largest counties could find themselves with more people to call when something goes wrong. But it will cost them.

Jan 3, 2021

GOP lawmaker seeks legal opinion on Pima County curfew

A state legislator is asking Attorney General Mark Brnovich to investigate whether Pima County is acting illegally in establishing and maintaining a curfew. Rep. Bret Roberts, R-Maricopa, is questioning the authority of the county supervisors to tell people they cannot be out between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. except for certain specified reasons. That, Roberts […]

Dec 14, 2018

Bill proposes to strip county boards of power to reject federal grants for police

County supervisors would no longer have the authority to reject federal funds for local law enforcement agencies under a bill sponsored by Republican Rep. Mark Finchem.

Jun 1, 2018

Pima County officials see legal trouble in desegregation tax

Pima County officials say a new state law dictating how to collect taxes for desegregation funding in Tucson puts the county at legal risk.

Dec 16, 2014

Pima County delays no-smokers hiring policy vote

The Pima County Board of Supervisors has delayed a vote to implement a ban on hiring smokers.

Dec 15, 2014

Smokers need not apply? Pima County to weigh hiring ban

Pima County officials will decide this week on whether to implement a ban on hiring smokers.

Jan 27, 2013

A case of territorial voter fraud

Robert Paul was born in Massachusetts on June 12, 1830. At the age of 12, he boarded a whaling ship and spent the next several years traveling around the world. In 1849, he arrived in San Francisco — just in time to participate in the gold rush. Then from 1859 to 1864, he served as sheriff of California’s Calaveras County. After several financial setbacks, Paul began riding shotgun for Wells F[...]

Apr 23, 2012

Pima County supervisors fill Patterson House vacancy

TUCSON a�� The Pima County Board of Supervisors has selected Tucson attorney and registered independent Nicholas Fontana to fill a vacancy in the Arizona House.