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Ducey, Hoffman pledge $270M to help schools reopen amid COVID-19

Gov. Doug Ducey and Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman announced a $270 million plan to help K-12 schools open safely in the fall as they grapple with the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.... Read more»

Border mayors: Economics ignored in immigration debate

While immigration reform remains stalled in the House of Representatives, border mayors and experts noted Monday that the economic importance of reform shouldn't be shadowed by security arguments. "We’re in desperate need of new ports of entry," said the mayor of Douglas during a discussion on the issue in Tucson.... Read more»

Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and Blind

Gov. Brewer appoints 5 to ASDB Board

Gov. Jan Brewer appointed five new members to the Board overseeing the Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and Blind on Wednesday, following allegations of mismanagement. The terms of all eight gubernatorial appointees had expired without Brewer picking replacements until now.... Read more»

Guest opinion

Hamed: Brewer must continue ASDB's fresh start

From a former Board member, and student: Gov. Jan Brewer's appointment Wednesday of five new members of the Board of Directors of the Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and Blind is a start to fixing the damage done to that institution's reputation.... Read more»

John C. Scott

J.C. Scott: Restaurants get cookin' Downtown

Sami Hamed of the National Federation of the Blind, PCC alum Kelly Ponzio and student Joe McGrath, Carlos de Leon of the city Department of Transportation, developer Richard Studwell, Downtown Tucson Partnership's Michael Keith, and Prof. Stephen Zunes.... Read more»