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Tucson asking Oracle & South 6th residents about Norte-Sur corridor plans

The city of Tucson is asking residents what they want to see in the Norte-Sur corridor, a plan that will guide transit and affordable housing near a 15-mile stretch of road between the Tucson Mall and International Airport. ... Read more»

Tucson equitable housing group to introduce plans for cross-town affordable housing area

The city of Tucson's Commission on Equitable Housing and Deverlopment, a community-led group, will introduce a plan for creating affordable housing along a 15-mile north-south transit corridor.... Read more»

Pascua Yaqui & Pima Recorder tussle over early voting on Tucson reservation

The Pascua Yaqui Tribe has tried unsuccessfully to lobby for the restoration of the sole early voting site on its reservation near Tucson. Pima County Recorder F. Ann Rodriguez opposes setting it up, saying it's barely used.... Read more»

From showdown to stalemate, Pascua Yaqui voting site feud continues

What was a showdown between the Pascua Yaqui tribe, the Pima County Board of Supervisors and the county’s recorder has now turned into a stalemate. ... Read more»

Tribe renews voting site push, sets up showdown with Pima recorder

At least two Pima County supervisors will “press forward” to get an early voting site reinstated on the Pascua-Yaqui reservation, setting up a showdown with the county recorder who rejected the request again this week.... Read more»

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Villegas: Accurate Census count matters to all of Pima County

A full and precise Census will affect the amount of federal funding we receive for 10 years, determine our number of congressional seats, and redraw the lines that define our local political boundaries.... Read more»

Pima Supes mandate COVID-19 face masks county-wide

The Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 on Friday to require wearing face masks in public everywhere in Pima County — an order that supersedes town and city regulations — to slow the spread of COVID-19.... Read more»

Pima County OKs revised restaurant regs; State AG probing COVID-19 plan

The Pima County Board of Supervisors on Thursday approved a final version of regulations aimed at restaurants reopening but not without a warning from one member who said they are ignoring "the 500-pound gorilla in the room."... Read more»

Pima County shifts to allow continued 'work from home' after Supes, staff pressure

Pima County employees are concerned by a move to end coronavirus telecommuting, but County Administrator Huckelberry retreated a bit from his firm stance under pressure from the Board of Supervisors and workers.... Read more»

El Chisme: How could you let this happen?

As early ballots go out, some candidates seem to be fumbling in a panic. Plus, accurate quotations aren't child's play; KVOA's new motto: More than 2 weeks late, less than half the story; Cunninghams poised to sting Bee; & more actually factual tidbits, gossip, rumors & alternative truths about politics in Tucson.... Read more»