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What the Devil won't tell you

Do diligence: Huckelberry's stealth retirement a product of incurious Pima County supes

Chuck Huckelberry's secret retirement is more a function of a Pima County board not asking enough questions about their top dog's contract than a plan for that wily old dog to deceive — or at least receive. ... Read more»

Pima County redistricting cmte meeting Weds to start redrawing local election map

The Pima County Redistricting Advisory Committee will hold an online public meeting Wednesday from 4 to 6 p.m. to discuss the drawing of new boundaries for Board of Supervisors districts. ... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

A look ahead to 2017, after Tucson's tumultuous 2016

Megachurch evangelists and political pundits see even more chaos ahead in 2017, after the Chicago Cubs' four-game sweep in the World Series. So the world, indeed, seems on the brink. So as we toast Auld Lang Syne-style to the passing of 2016, let's see what the new year seems to hold for Tucson and Arizona. ... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Tucson leaders need professional help after bond losses

In hatching and selling the 2015 bond program, county leaders played the game of thrones as they have in the past and wound up on the receiving end of a Red Wedding massacre. The broad community coalition responsible for the horror show should ask themselves, "Just how personal was the voter rebuke and how deep runs the antipathy to the players?"... Read more»4

DuVal: Jobs plan includes tech, education, avoiding Daily Show

Increasing education spending, fostering innovation, and staying "off the Jon Stewart Show" will make Arizona an economic leader, according to Democratic gubernatorial candidate Fred DuVal, who presented his jobs plan Friday in Tucson.... Read more»

John C. Scott

J.C. Scott: Details of Arizona's sales tax changes

Interviews with Democratic state Sen. Steve Farley, Arizona League of Cities and Towns head Ken Strobeck, financial advisor Shelly Fishman, TUSD Boardmember Mark Stegeman, plus Larry Hecker, chairman of the Pima County Bond Advisory Committee, and Sunnyside Governing Board member Buck Crouch.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Can feeling blue ward off infection?

Interviews with Scott Stewart, chair of the Pima Community College Governing Board; Larry Hecker, co-founder of IdeaFunding; LD 10 candidate Todd Clodfelter (R); and University of Arizona researcher Dr. Charles Raison on depression and evolution. ... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Proposed bond aimed at protecting Raytheon jobs

Today on Buckmaster - We've got a newsmaker interview with Larry Hecker, chairman of the Pima County Bond Advisory Committee. Also, a conversation with Guy Gelbart of the Jewish Community Center, along with Pat Fleming, a former state representative from Sierra Vista.... Read more»

Michael Keith

Downtown Partnership gets interim CEO

Michael Keith, a developer and downtown advocate, will be the interim head of the Downtown Tucson Partnership, the public/private agency tasked with downtown development.... Read more»

Glenn Lyons

Downtown Partnership CEO leaving for Des Moines

Glenn Lyons will be leaving his position as CEO of the Downtown Tucson Partnership in May to head a similar public-private group in Des Moines, Iowa.... Read more»1

Health care reform

Giffords will vote for health insurance reform bill

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will vote for the health insurance reform bill, the congresswoman announced Saturday.... Read more»11