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More KUAZ Featured from Feb 2014

Members of the Tucson Bus Riders Union protest proposed bus fare increases outside the Tucson City Council meeting Feb. 19, 2014.

Tucson Bus Riders Face Higher Fares, Service Cuts

City Council needs more revenue, expense savings to erase deficit; public hearings start next month on issues.

Feb 20, 2014
The border wall between Mexico and Arizona runs through rolling desert hills, separating a bustling Mexican city from the Arizona desert.

Immigration Poll: Equal Number Prioritize Reform, Border Security

First time in years the numbers received equal support; figures come after House Republicans say issue unlikely to progress this year.

Feb 18, 2014
Jonathan Rothschild, Mayor for the city of Tucson, discusses his plans for his next two years in office.

Tucson Mayor, Pima Aim to Push Affordable Care Act Enrollments

Mayor Jonathan Rothschild, county's health dept. have strategies to raise awareness on importance of signing up.

Feb 12, 2014
The border wall between Mexico and Arizona runs through rolling desert hills, separating a bustling Mexican city from the Arizona desert.

BP Tucson Apprehensions Down, Still Busiest Sector

Texas sector sees an increase in arrests, Tucson still top for marijuana seized and rescues.

Feb 3, 2014

Congressional Incumbents Have More Money For 2014 Elections

Challengers are poised to catch up with quick fundraising pace in Tucson-area districts.

Feb 3, 2014

Thousands of AZ Kids Could Lose Health Coverage Saturday

State insurance program ending, some will be unable to enroll in private insurance under Affordable Care Act.

Jan 30, 2014
Tucson Unified School District headquaters

School Officials: Funding for Maintenance, Books Worries Them

As operating budgets stabilize, capital funding issues are focus for next fiscal year in Pima County.

Jan 22, 2014
Crews work on the field at Kino Stadium during an off day.

New Group Proposes Pro Baseball in Tucson

Independent league wants to place team at Kino Stadium; financial, leasing issues, legacy of failure stand in way.

Jan 17, 2014
Pima County administration and court buildings in downtown Tucson.

Bronson Becomes Pima County Board Chairwoman

Focus on roads, economic development, and avoid raising taxes; after 4 years Pima County Supervisor Ramón Valadez is stepping aside from seat.

Jan 13, 2014

Pima Ends Photo Radar Program

Board voted 4-0 not to renew traffic camera contract; supervisors may consider another version, targeting school zones.

Jan 7, 2014
Arizona Budget puzzle

Financial Issues Topping List in 2014 for Tucson, Pima County

Budget deficits, lagging economy, lead local governments to look to job creation.

Jan 7, 2014

Pima County Considers Traffic Camera Changes

Board to choose whether to turn them off, keep them on, or change how traffic cameras work.

Jan 6, 2014

Health Insurance Enrollment Deadline Nears For Some

Those covered by some government-funded programs will need to enroll in new insurance.

Dec 16, 2013
Economist George Hammond talks about the state of the Arizona economy.

Forecast: Tucson Recession Jobs Lost Recovered by 2016

City added 6,000 jobs in past year in what economists point to as sign of improvement, with pace to continue.

Dec 13, 2013
Raul H. Castro, Arizona governor from 1975 to 1977.

AZ's Only Governor of Mexican Descent Receives Award

The Consular Corps of Arizona gives Raul H. Castro the Global Diplomat Award; "I feel honored," he says.

Dec 11, 2013
Tucson City Hall

City Budget Shortfall in July 2014 Could Be $15M

Expenses, such as streetcar operations, pension costs, expected to exceed revenues, precise calculations not yet available.

Dec 5, 2013

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