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The previous supervisor in District 1 was Ms. Ann Day, who was a “go along to get along” supervisor. It was stated that Mrs. Miller needs to get along with her “friends” on the board. Well,.....Ms. Day would on many occasions speak against a motion, then instead of voting no, Ms. Day would vote yes with her friends on the board. Her reward for that wonderful “friendly” behavior was, guess what? Yep, the worst roads in Pima County.
Happy New Year! I hope you're having an excellent start to 2014 and enjoying this beautiful weather we've been blessed with. My first year representing you on the Pima County Board of Supervisors was exciting, incredibly busy, and I am eager to see what 2014 will bring. A few of my accomplishments in 2013 are summarized below.
Well, what do you know? It turns out there is something more aggravating than a broken record. It’s a broken record that routinely parrots back wrong information that lacks context and then holds it up to be the truth.
The numbers we should all be concerned about: 23% is the largest portion of our workforce in Pima County. This sector works in the service industry. Followed by Government sector at 19%.
There’s a restaurant in Oro Valley that has some of the best Italian food I’ve had in a long time, which is complimented by a sophisticated atmosphere and friendly service.
After the shooting death of a Douglas rancher last year, increased talks of drug cartels becoming more violent, and politicians using a tough stance on illegal immigration to get elected, it’s hard for the average citizen to know what is really happening at the U.S./Mexico border.
Thursday, Nov. 11
OV offers free Swim pool barrier inspections in May
Four candidates running for Congress took the solemn pledge Thursday, when the Northwest Republicans hosted a debate among hopefuls in Congressional District 8.
Middle school asks for help with 'Cinderella'
Vindication arrived early Friday, Dec. 18 for the hosts of a local radio, "Wake Up Tucson."
Patrick McNamara/The Explorer, "Wake up Tucson" host Joe Higgins makes his point during a recent broadcast of the AM radio show. Higgins and Chris DeSimone join forces five days a week to talk local politics and business.
Patrick McNamara/The Explorer, Chris DeSimone sits behind the microphone at KVOI 1030 AM. Station managers recently gave him and co-host Joe Higgins a second hour for their morning radio show, locking down the bulk of the morning commute.
THURSDAY, JULY 9
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Republican Pima County Supervisor Ann Day (District 1) has fended off the challenge of Joe Higgins, and — without a Democratic opponent — is bound for a third term.
In several competitive local and state primary races this summer, area candidates spent nearly $200,000 in the past two months for primaries held Tuesday, Sept. 2 (as The Explorer went to press), for state Senate and House and county board of supervisors’ districts 1 and 3.
Republican Al Melvin on Tuesday defeated Pete Hershberger, the former GOP state house member, in the race for the open seat in State Senate District 26, according to unofficial primary election tallies.
Letters to the editor from the Aug. 27 issue.
The Explorer invited Republican Pima County Supervisor District 1 candidates Ann Day and Joe Higgins to submit 450 words about their candidacies. Copy appears as submitted. One of the two advances to the general election ballot on Nov. 2. There is no Democrat on the primary election ballot.
“In politics, there are no right answers, only a continuing series of compromises between groups resulting in a changing, cloudy and ambiguous series of public decisions, where appetite and ambition compete openly with knowledge and wisdom. That’s politics.”
A Tucson business entrepreneur is challenging two-term Supervisor Ann Day for the Republican Party’s nomination as Pima County Supervisor in District 1.
I normally don’t tell folks how to vote in an election I can’t vote in myself, except in Tucson and Oro Valley. You stick your nose in my back yard, I shoot back.