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Arizona lawmakers split as House OKs $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill

Arizona lawmakers split on party lines late Friday night as the House voted 228-206 to pass a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill, which has already passed the Senate and now goes to the president for his signature - but the $1.85 trillion Build Back Better bill still on hold.... Read more»


Trillions in infrastructure spending could mean hundreds of billions in fraud

The U.S. government may be on the verge of spending as much as US$4.5 trillion in what could be one of the biggest investments in infrastructure and the social safety net in decades – but some of the money will undoubtedly be lost to fraud.... Read more»

Good roads, bad drivers: Az interstates deadliest in nation, report says

Arizona’s interstate highways are in generally good shape, but they experienced the highest rate of fatalities in the nation in 2018, according to a national report released Tuesday.... Read more»1

John C. Scott Show

J.C. Scott: The gun buyback debate

TUSD Boardmember Mark Stegeman, Arizona Education Association President Andrew Morrill, former state Sen. Frank Antenori, Richard Studwell, developer and City Hall commentator... Read more»

John C. Scott Show

J.C. Scott: 2012 election analysis

Pima County Recorder F. Ann Rodriguez, talk show host Emil Franzi, Ward 2 Tucson City Councilman Paul Cunningham, financial advisor Shelly Fishman, and Arizona Capitol Times Editor Jim Small.... Read more»

John C. Scott Show

J.C. Scott: Kozachik focuses on film industry tax credits

Tucson City Councilman Steve Kozachik, Democratic candidate for LD2 Andrea Dalessandro, and Jim Nintzel, Tucson Weekly reporter.... Read more»

John C. Scott Show

J.C. Scott: Candidates Elaine Richardson and Ally Miller

Elaine Richardson, a Democratic candidate for Pima County treasurer, and Ally Miller, a Republican candidate for Pima County Board of Supervisors from District 1, plus financial adviser Shelly Fishman.... Read more»

John C. Scott Show

JC Scott: McSally hits her stride

CD2 Republican candidate Martha McSally and Nancy Young Wright, a Democratic candidate for Pima County supervisor in District 1.... Read more»

Guest opinion

Goldwater: Let highway dollars make U-turn and head home to states

As cars become more fuel efficient, how much fuel a driver purchases is becoming a less reliable way to gauge how much driving someone is doing and, subsequently, how much wear and tear they are inflicting on state roads. States need to be able to freely experiment with innovations like open road tolling, which are a better way of aligning the costs and benefits of road use.... Read more»

John C. Scott Show

J.C. Scott: Russell Pearce rejected

Gov. Brewer comments on Obam's new immigration policy; a Russell Pearce fundraiser was booted from 3 venues; plus, Rio Nuevo, a one-cent sales tax for education, and possible city bonds for roads.... Read more»

WildEarth Guardians

Enviro group sues EPA to list Tucson among air quality danger zones

Dust is not as harmless as it seems. The EPA lists a host of health problems it can cause, including premature death. WildEarth Guardians wants the EPA to do something about the quality of Tucson's air.... Read more»

RTA seeks oversight committee volunteers

The Regional Transportation Authority is looking for five volunteers to help oversee progress on the $2.1 billion transportation plan approved by voters in 1996.... Read more»