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City Council Wants Voters to Decide on Even-Year Elections

The Tucson council asked staff to draft of a ballot measure that would put the matter before voters in November.

Tucson Council to Seek Landmark Designation for Benedictine Monastery

Historic designation would limit the owner's ability to fully or partially demolish the building on Country Club Road.

Rothschild: Prepped Industrial Space Entices Employers to Tucson

Tucson's mayor said making sure vacant land is ready for industry helps attract jobs.

Gov. Ducey: TUSD's Plan for Staff Raises "Disappointing"

TUSD Superintendent has expressed interest in using new money for staff and faculty raises.

County Considering Buying Bowling Alley

Golden Pin Lanes on the northwest side would be turned into a space to house a variety of county health and community service agencies.

County Supes to Debate Draft of Road Improvement Sales Tax

A memo predicts the bill will go through a final vote on June 19.

City Receives $300K EPA Grant for Soil Studies on 12th Ave

Money comes from the agency's Brownfields program.

Are "Dark Skies" Good for Tucson?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Democratic candidates for governor talk education funding; Michael F. Blake on "The Cowboy President", and a backstage visit with "The Hunchback of Notre Dame".

Tucson Budget $8M in the Red; $6M Set Aside For Staff Raises Next Year

Reworking of budget would allow for financial incentives aimed at employee retention.

Airport Authority's Economic Impact Estimated at $7.4 Billion a Year

Most recent estimate shows nearly 50 percent increase in economic impact in the past five years.

Report: Pima County Has Highest Property Tax Rate in Arizona

While the rate is highest in the state, it is below the national average.

Supervisors OK Report Urging Tax Swap for Road Repairs

Report calls for a sales tax that would slowly shift from covering road repairs to abating property taxes.

One Woman's Journey Through Border Patrol Detention

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Campaign finance curiosities in the 2018 Governor's race; and the co-founder of Cyclovia talks about building better communities for all.

Money and Politics: What Do the Donations Buy?

A small screenprinting business keeps afloat with orders from candidates and other political causes.

Money and Politics: Which Occupations Donate Most to Arizona Governor Candidates?

In campaign finance, CEOs and retirees are putting the most money into the gubernatorial race.

Supervisors Table Drug Trafficking Grant

Board Democrats decide not to vote to accept grant until they feel conditions for Operation Stonegarden are met.

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