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Pima County Constable Bill Lake makes his case for the need for deputy constables in front of the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.

The Pima County Board of Supervisors had no qualified applicants to become constable of Justice Precinct 1 on Tuesday, but decided to put off hiring deputy constables to help with the office's workload. Read more»

A plan by Supervisor Matt Heinz to put RTA ED Farhad Moghimi through an "audit" of his performance failed to gain support from any other members of the Board of Supervisors. Heinz has made other attempts to rally opposition against the transportation agency director. Read more»

Constable Bill Lake at the scene of the August shooting death of Constable Deborah Martinez.

A handful of Pima County constables are left after the Board of Supervisors accepted the resignation of John Doer on Tuesday and Michael Stevenson last month. The lack of constables is creating workload and safety challenges, insiders say. Read more»

Pima County Supervisors are accepting another constables resignation.

The Pima County Board of Supervisors is moving with big plans to fight poverty and create prosperity. Meanwhile, they need help just getting their court notices served. Read more»

The Pima County Historic Courthouse

The Pima County Board of Supervisors voted to change COVID policies for county employees, such requiring proof of vaccination for anyone to be hired, promoted or transferred, as a new Arizona law sets in banning such requirements at the local level. Read more»

Rebecca DuPree turns in her ballot during a Pima County mock election in June.

An interim report on the August primary election found few problems, but Pima County supervisors clashed Tuesday over "woes" and indicated they want more answers about possible fixes before November. Republicans have continued to question election systems in the wake of Donald Trump's loss in 2020. Read more»

Rebecca DuPree turns in her ballot during a Pima County mock election in June.

The Pima County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Monday to certify the results of the August 2 primaries, but they also asked the Elections Department and Recorder to provide a report addressing complaints from voters. Read more»

A member of the public speaking against the gun control resolution proposed by Supervisor Scott, sitting at the dais, at last Tuesday's County Board meeting.

Pima County supervisors voted 3-2 to prepare to sue the state of Arizona to lift a ban on local firearms regulations, calling gun violence a "public health crisis." Read more»

This Belgian Malnois is an Royal Australian Air Force working dog with some serious teeth, but not PCSD's Messi.

The Pima County Board of Supervisors struggled through an agenda item Tuesday, fighting through fits of laughter as they decided whether to send a nippy Sheriff's Department dog to Yuma. Read more»

Tucson protesters march against the decision to overturn Roe v. Wade in late June.

Pima County will advocate for safe and legal abortion and access to reproductive health care after the Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 to declare such services a “basic right” for women and families in the wake of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade. Read more»

Hundreds protest for abortion rights in early May after a draft decision of the Supreme Court blocking abortion rights in the U.S. was leaked.

While many Arizona Republicans were celebrating Friday's Supreme Court decision, Arizona Democrats and abortion activists were quick to condemn the ruling overturning Roe v. Wade. Read more»

Pima County government employees will be getting raises this July to account for cost-of-living increases. Read more»

FC Tucson defender Laura Pimienta

FC Tucson’s women’s team hopes to extend their unbeaten streak on Saturday while the men's soccer side is having more of a struggle. Read more»

This isn't the image of Marana anymore. It's more than dirt roads with ranches flung about them. It's probably time for the town to be able to budget accordingly.

Marana may have outgrown its constitutional spending limit as it is no longer just some scattered houses in the desert, while Tucson police argue their salaries are no longer competitive. Voters and arbitrators will have the final say. Read more»

Pima County Administrator Jan Lesher during Tuesday's meeting.

Jan Lesher, the new Pima County administrator, will be paid $260,000 per year, significantly less than her predecessor, Chuck Huckelberry — who is being paid out $1.1 million more in retirement than documents revealed previously. Read more»

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