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The Arizona Attorney General’s Office has cleared four members of the Pima County Board of Supervisors of allegations that they violated the state’s open-meeting law.
The Pima County Board of Supervisors has approved a $1.1 billion budget that includes a 17 percent hike of the primary property tax rate for county residents.
District 1 Pima County Supervisor Ally Miller said in a police dispatch recording that the recent publication of her address in a Tucson newspaper has her fearing for her life, in turn prompting her to request around-the-clock police protection.
District 1 Supervisor Ally Miller has some choice words to describe the Pima County Board of Supervisor’s vote last week to shift money from the road maintenance fund out of her district.
During the Feb. 18 Board of Supervisors meeting, my fellow board members displayed an unprecedented level of vindictive intimidation toward me in retaliation to my request to increase road -repair funding.
The Pima County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution last week to realign Hughes Access Road this summer to allow for the expansion of Tucson’s largest private employer, Raytheon Missile Systems.
Jose Ramon Ortiz, left and Roberto Zavala
The Pima County Sheriff’s Department Narcotics and Special Investigations Section has been conducting a long term investigation into contraband that has been smuggled into the Pima County Jail facility. Detectives developed information that has led to the arrest of Corrections Officer Arturo Martinez, 32.
I want to thank Lois Berkowitz on her wonderful information on the 10 percent gas tax, but I want to make a clarification. I was at that Board of Supervisor meeting and it was not Chuck Huckelberry who passed the resolution to put it before the Governor, but it was the four supervisors on the board who passed it. Richard Elias, Sharon Bronson, Ray Carroll and Ramon Valdez. The only one of the board members who spoke against it and also voted against it was Supervisor Ally Miller.
Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) and Chevron (NYSE: CVX) announced today the availability of a joint Reward Points loyalty program in Tucson. Customers who earn Gas Rewards by shopping with their Safeway Club Card at Safeway stores will now be able to use their Rewards for up to $1 dollar off per gallon when filling up at participating Chevron and Texaco branded locations in Tucson. The availability of this loyalty program will help maximize value and savings for both Safeway and Chevron customers through the combination of quality, convenience and rewards.
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Pima County Board of Supervisors Chairman Ramón Valadez, Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild, and Ward 4 Council Member Shirley Scott will come together to celebrate the completion of Phase 1 of the Atterbury Wash Greenway at a dedication ceremony on Friday, March 1, at 10:30 a.m. The greenway is an integrated network of multi-use facilities for recreation and transportation across the community.
On Jan. 22, a Marana citizen called the Marana Police Department to report suspicious activity.
On Friday, Nov. 9, at 8:19 p.m. a Pinal County Sheriff’s Deputy stopped a 2004 Oldsmobile minivan westbound on Interstate-10 near milepost 216 for several traffic violations. The driver of the vehicle was later identified per an Arizona Identification Card and Permanent Resident Alien Card as Tucson resident Maria Bustamante, 33.
With the high number of provisional and mail-in ballots last week, the state had more than 600,000 votes to count after the Nov. 6 General Election. In Pima County, election crews spent the last week going through nearly 80,000 ballots.
Ballet Tucson, the premier dance company in Southern Arizona, announces its repertoire for the 2012 Opening Night Gala. The 2012 – 2013 season opens with a mixed bill of sensational works. The program is a collection of three diverse ballets selected by Founding Artistic Director Mary Beth Cabana to open the company’s 27th annual season.
On Tuesday, Arizona voters will be voting on the primary candidates they want to see move on to the General Election, and based on early numbers, many residents have already spoken.
We are a society reliant on convenience, and judging by the increasing number of mail-in ballots being processed by election offices across the nation, voting is no exception.
Five candidates are competing to become the supervisor for District 1 in Pima County after current supervisor Ann Day steps down later this year.
Jerry Ramon Jackson
Jerry Ramon Jackson, 23, has been arrested and charged with one count of aggravated assault in conjunction with the Aug. 31 shooting of a 74-year-old man.
Pima County’s recommended budget for fiscal year 2011/12 contains a State Assistance Tax equal to cost shifts imposed by the Arizona Legislature on the County to balance the State budget. The legislature, over each of the last three years, has shifted State costs to counties. We have absorbed prior cost shifts, but these shifts have consequences in reduced services for the public, such as fewer pothole repairs and less maintenance of our parks. We cannot continue to absorb State cost shifts without putting our own budget in jeopardy.
The Northern Pima County Chamber of Commerce has a new president and chief executive officer.
After less than three years on the job, the executive director of the Northern Pima County Chamber of Commerce has resigned.
LD 25, 26 GOP board taps officers