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Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild, delivering his final 'State of the City' speech on Friday.

"My vision for Tucson—the vision I've shared with you, and worked on, these past seven years— includes economic development, responsive government, environmental stewardship, and commitment to our people, especially those who need help." — Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild Read more»

Mayor Jonathan Rothschild speaking at a Monday vigil for the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue attack.

"My father served in World War II to defeat Nazis and their poisonous ideology. Lately I’ve wondered if our generation is up to the same task." — Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild, at a vigil for the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue attack. Read more» 1

Detained children are escorted to an area to make phone calls at the CBP Nogales Placement Center during a rare press tour of a temporary holding center in 2014.

Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild joined the leaders of L.A., Houston and Albuquerque on Thursday in calling on the Trump administration to halt separating children from parents who are illegal immigrants and migrants seeking asylum. The mayors called the policy "flawed ... cruel" and "morally reprehensible." Read more»

Mayor Jonathan Rothschild delivered his 'State of the City' speech Friday at the Tucson Convention Center.

Mayor Rothschild: "2020 is less than two years away. Let's look where we're at today, and where we want to be then, with clear-eyed, 20/20 vision. Let's strive to see things from each other's perspective, and not through the distorting lens of ideology." Read more»

Rothschild delivers his annual 'State of the City' speech Tuesday.

In Mayor Rothschild's "State of the City" speech, he indicated that Tucson leaders are poised to push for a half-cent sales tax increase to pay for core services. "Services have to be paid for, and so we're going to have that conversation with the community," he said. Read more»

Rothschild, center, was sworn in Monday morning.

Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild was sworn in for a second term on Monday. From his inaugural address: "This city has made visible progress in many areas over the past four years ... things won’t be as easy going forward. We’ve gone after the low-hanging fruit. Now, we have to get out the ladder." Read more» 1

Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild delivers his 'State of the City' address Friday afternoon.

In his annual run-down of the State of the City, Mayor Jonathan Rothschild touted Tucson's progress on trade, stemming homelessness among veterans, and paving roadway — and painted a silver lining in Tesla's not opening a factory here. "You don’t always win when you pursue opportunity, but, almost always, you accomplish something worthwhile." Read more»

State of the City: "Tucson is a community where people care for one another. It is a great strength of our city. It is a strength we must draw upon in deciding what services we want, how best to deliver them, and how to pay for them, while meeting our existing obligations." Read more» 1

The state of our city is getting stronger. That’s good news. As our economy recovers, it will be tempting to go back to how we’ve done things in the past. It is imperative that we not fall into that trap. Read more» 5