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Pima County GOP official submitted redistricting map favored by SALC biz group

A set of proposed legislative districts that was attributed to a Tucson business group was actually submitted to the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission by the No. 3 official in the Pima County Republican Party. ... Read more»1

Proposition 121

Fundraising may not be enough for top-two primary supporters

With relatively few voters currently taking part in primaries, especially independents, former Phoenix Mayor Paul Johnson said open primaries would lead to a more inclusive government.... Read more»2

Charter change, sales tax on November ballot

A half-cent bump in the city sales tax and a slate of City Charter changes will be on November's ballot, the City Council decided Wednesday.... Read more»

Sales tax bump, charter changes on Council slate

The Tucson City Council is set to vote Wednesday on whether to place a half-cent bump in the sales tax on the ballot. Also on the agenda are possible changes to the city charter, which would likewise have to be placed on November's ballot.... Read more»

Council seeks charter change input

Members of the Tucson City Council are seeking more public input on proposed amendments to the City Charter. Council members in Wards 1-5 have scheduled town hall meetings on the charter changes.... Read more»

Council to give charter changes second glances Tuesday

The Tucson City Council has proposed changes to the City Charter on the agenda twice for Tuesday's meetings. Supporters say that changes will increase the efficiency and effectiveness of city government, although they've been reluctant to point to any specific problem that changing the charter would fix.... Read more»1

Council moves City Charter changes forward

The Tucson City Council took a step toward asking the voters to approve changes to the City Charter on Tuesday.... Read more»1

Guest opinion

Prop.100 choice between education and prisons

We don't really have much of a choice when it comes to the Proposition 100 vote. Would you rather pay a temporary 1-cent sales tax to educate children and fund public safety or a permanent property tax to pay for more jail cells?... Read more»