A state senator at odds with his own city government wants to cap salaries for municipal employees throughout the state, a move city officials say could hobble efforts to attract and retain good government workers.Read More »
More Arizonans voted in the 2018 primary election than in any other primary in the state’s history, a surge that was in part fueled by strong gains from Democrats at the polls.Read More »
Alton Villegas offered an unusual call to action on March 29 for an 11-year-old boy: “Destroy the ice cream man.”Read More »
A joint committee created to craft the Legislature’s recommendations to the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission spent more than four hours on Monday listening to an airing of every grievance conservatives have with the redistricting process.
And in the end, it may not actually make any recommendations at all.
The Big Apple. The Windy City. The Old Pueblo. Each name says that city is one of a kind. Ever wonder how Tucson came to be called the Old Pueblo? It’s hard to tell how nicknames get started, but like the town itself, it goes back a ways.Read More »
Arizona voters will decide whether to lengthen the terms of judges and lessen the State Bar of Arizona's voice in appointing judges.Read More »
The Arizona House postponed a preliminary vote Tuesday on a proposed ballot measure that would lengthen the terms of judges and lessen the State Bar of Arizona's voice in appointing judges.Read More »
The Arizona House is scheduled to take a preliminary vote Tuesday afternoon on a proposed ballot measure that would lengthen the terms of judges and lessen the State Bar of Arizona's voice in appointing judges.Read More »
South of Congress Street on the west side of the Santa Cruz River near downtown Tucson was a Pima Indian village. This site, at the base of Sentinel Peak — today it is called ‘A’ Mountain — is known to have been inhabited since at least 1000 B.C. Located by a once-flowing spring that emptied into the Santa Cruz, American Indians called the village Stjukson (spelling of the word varies widely; the Spanish transliterated it to Tucson).Read More »
For almost two centuries, Spanish missionaries, mountain men, ’49ers, Civil War soldiers and American settlers benefitted from — and often depended on — the plentiful crops and hospitality of the Pima and Maricopa people.Read More »