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Ducey ends Arizona's COVID-19 state of emergency, 2 years after pandemic began

Gov. Doug Ducey ended Arizona's declaration of a public health emergency on Wednesday, dialing back the measure he instituted more than two years ago in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. ... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Candidates with a clue: Tucson's Democratic primary slate is chock full of experience

Good news for Tucson voters about the city primary election: Y’all have real choices. Each of the Democrats vying for office come in knowing the difference between a general fund and an enterprise fund. And the challenges they want to address are real.... Read more»2

Arizona posts new COVID-19 case record, as possible holiday surge looms

Arizona reported a record 10,322 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, more than twice the previous high, as cases surged ahead of a holiday season that one health expert said could be a “real scary time.”... Read more»

Arpaio trailing in bid to reclaim sheriff’s office

Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe may not get a chance to reclaim his old job, as he narrowly trails in the Republican primary to his former chief deputy, Jerry Sheridan.... Read more»

John C. Scott

J.C. Scott: Broadway Boulevard project discussed

Ron Spark and Laura Tabili of the Broadway Coalition Steering Committee, plus interviews with Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne, Tucson Weekly Editor Dan Gibson, and Ward 2 Tucson City Councilman Paul Cunningham... Read more»

John C. Scott

J.C. Scott: Reflecting on Thomas Jefferson's writings

Republican strategist Sam Stone, Councilman Steve Kozachik, the editor of a collection of Thomas Jefferson's writings, the Goldwater Institute's Nick Dranias, sportscaster Dave Sitton, attorney Don Loose... Read more»

John C. Scott Show

J.C. Scott: Rio Nuevo District Board releases audit

The latest in an on-going series of Rio Nuevo audits, why corporate personhood is necessary for capitalism, "Operation Clean Sweep," and city building inspectors.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Group aims to boost Az firms

Today on Buckmaster — Commentators Jeff Rogers and John Munger, Tucson businessman Rick Grinnell, and Tucson City Councilwoman Karin Uhlich.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Pima County vs. state lawmakers in bonding fight

Today on Buckmaster - We kick off the show with a conversation with State Rep. Terri Proud, then folklorist James "Big Jim" Griffith, and Tucson Vice-Mayor Councilwoman Karin Uhlich.... Read more»

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»

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

Tucson City Council passes 'pawn tax'

After weeks of postponements and industry outcry, the Tucson City Council voted Tuesday night to pass the so-called “pawn tax,” an amendment to the city code that institutes licensing and transaction fees for secondhand dealers.... Read more»

Council may pass 'pawn tax' to cover fees incurred tracking stolen goods

With Tucson in a state of "emergency" over the sale of stolen goods, the City Council may enact fees Tuesday to cover the cost of investigating such transactions.... Read more»1

Rodney Glassman

Glassman quits Tucson City Council to run for Senate

Tucson City Councilman Rodney Glassman resigned Tuesday night to launch his bid for U.S. Senate.... Read more»2