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Economic Development is Tucson's Focus for 2014

Mayor Rothschild continues to push initiatives that foster economic development and sales tax revenue.

Brewer Vetoes Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Bill would have allowed business owners to deny service to gay people based on 'sincerely held' belief.

Councilman Says Bus Service Cuts Should Not Happen

Tucson City Council seeking public input on bus fare increases, service changes, Cunningham opposes service cuts.

Pressure Builds on Brewer to Veto Religious Freedom Bill

Her top political adviser joins long bipartisan list of politicians, businesses, rights groups in calling for rejection.

Tucson Mayor's Third State of City Address Wednesday

Past topics included fixing roads as economic driver, annexing outlying areas, reducing poverty, homelessness.

Pima County Launches Mapping Tool for Obamacare Help

Meant to aid people find enrollment help resources and health insurance professionals in their community; open enrollment deadline is March 31.

AZ Planned Parenthood President Praises Supreme Court Decision

Higher court ejected proposal to revive law disqualifying abortion providers from receiving funds for other medical services.

A-10 Elimination Proposed by Secretary of Defense

The Tucson-based aircraft is on the budgetary chopping block again; nearly 80 of them based in Davis-Monthan.

Religious Freedom Restoration Act Awaits Brewer's Decision

Business leaders, faith based community in Tucson urging governor's veto; most GOP legislators support bill.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, February 21, 2014

Bill allows business owners to deny service to gays based on religious beliefs; Tucson City Council tries to balance budget.

AZ Week: Barber at Forefront of A-10 Preservation

There are proposed budget cuts to the Air Force A-10 fighter program; bipartisan group of Congress aims to prevent that from happening.

Bill Allowing Businesses Deny Service to LGBT, Others Passes

AZ House gives final approval to legislation letting people assert religious beliefs; opponents say it is discriminatory

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.

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.

AZ Week: Sides Weigh in on Bighorn Sheep Controversy

Efforts to return species to Santa Catalinas has wide opposition after lions kill sheep, game agents kill lions.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, February 14, 2014

Is it the end for immigration reform for now?; bills in the Arizona Legislature; Attorney General Tom Horne's legal troubles.

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