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Who’s bankrolling secretive liberal group America Votes?

Even as top Democrats denounce Charles and David Koch's political "dark money" organizations, party operatives have built a secretive nonprofit network of their own — albeit a much smaller one. A dozen donors account for 60 percent of a Democratic nonprofit’s receipts — most of the $12.7 million the group raised during its last fiscal year.... Read more»3

PCC police chief steps down; interim replacement picked

In the wake of the sudden resignation of Pima Community College's chief of police, the school appointed a temporary head of the force Friday afternoon. ... Read more»1

GOP lawmaker targets public employee unions

Only one in 20 Arizonans is a member of a union, but that hasn’t stopped several Republican state lawmakers from pushing bills aimed at restricting organized labor. Sen. Rick Murphy, R-Peoria wants to rein in unions representing public employees such as police officers, firefighters and teachers — groups he says take advantage of taxpayers.... Read more»

Tommy Obermaier

Longtime TCC arena head on 'imposed leave'

Tommy Obermaier, a Tucson Convention Center staffer who's run the city's arena for years, has been placed on "imposed leave," a city spokesman confirmed Thursday.... Read more»2