Special thanks
to our supporters

  • NewsMatch
  • Ernie Pyle
  • Regional Transportation Authority/Pima Association of Governments
  • Fund for Investigative Journalism
  • Google News Initiative
  • Mari Jensen
  • Ann-Eve Dingell
  • Vanessa & Paul Czopek
  • Matt Russell
  • Kathleen Williamson
  • Mary Fimbres
  • & many more!

We rely on readers like you. Join them & contribute to the Sentinel today!

Hosting provider

Proud member of

Local Independent Online News Publishers Authentically Local Local First Arizona Institute for Nonprofit News
Sal Baldenegro

Arizona state senators are limited to eight consecutive years in office, but a South Side political activist is setting his sights on speeding up that process. Sal Baldenegro, Jr., announced Tuesday that he's seeking the Democratic nomination in LD 3, hoping to succeed longtime legislator Olivia Cajero Bedford, a Dem now in her second Senate term. Read more» 1

Interviews with Tucson Weekly Editor Dan Gibson, Pima County Democratic Party Chairman Don Jorgensen, TUSD Governing Boardmember Mark Stegeman, KVOI GM Doug Martin, Arizona Capitol Times reporter Hand Stephenson. Read more»

Developer Richard Studwell, Arizona Education Association President Andrew Morrill, state Sen. Steve Farley, talk show host Emil Franzi, and Pima County Democratic Party Chairman Don Jorgensen Read more»

Shasta McManus was announced Monday as the new executive director of the Pima County Democratic Party. McManus was given the post Wednesday after serving as interim director since December, Pima Dems Chairman Don Jorgenson said Monday. Read more»

Interviews with Pima County Democratic Party Chairman Don Jorgensen, Arizona Capitol Times Editor Jim Small, Middle East expert Prof. Stephen Zunes, Southern Arizona News Examiner Editor Emil Franzi, and state Rep. Ethan Orr, R-LD9 Read more»

An interview with Don Jorgensen, chairman of the Pima County Democratic Party, along with the Reporters' Roundtable with Mark B. Evans, administrator of TucsonCitizen.com, and Linda Valdez, editorial writer and columnist at the Arizona Republic. And Matt Russell checks in with Weekend Watch. Read more»

Pima County Democrats applaud Governor Brewer's decision to support the expanded Medicaid provisions of the Affordable Care Act. As the governor finally acknowledged, the Affordable Care Act is the law of the land and "Now, our dtate's elected leaders have a duty to do what's best for Arizona." Read more»

An interview with the new chairman of the Pima County Democratic Party, Dr. Don Jorgensen. Then, comet discoverer Dr. David Levy on why 2013 may be the year of the comets. Also, Dr. Jim Boulay, owner of the Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson, talks about stem cell therapy for animals. Plus, Jonathan Litvack, Westin La Paloma's general manager. Read more»