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May 21, 2015

Comcast to hire 1,100 at new Tucson call center

Arizona Daily Star “Comcast Cable plans to add more than 1,100 jobs in Tucson this year at a new customer support center with a payroll of $35 million a year.” Read more…

May 20, 2015

Wells Fargo gives $100k for PCC scholarships

Arizona Daily Star “Pima Community College could double the number of GED tests it administers next school year thanks for a $100,000 grant from Wells Fargo.” Read more…

May 17, 2015

Blighted buildings plus tax incentives draw developers downtown

Arizona Daily Star “With the help of a city tax incentive program, the resurrection of downtown is continuing to pick up steam.

On Tuesday a trio of developers will ask the Tucson City Council to support tax breaks that will help them restore several downtown buildings that are outdated, blighted or both.” Read more…

City plans to double spending on graffiti cleanups

Arizona Daily Star “The city will spend a lot more on graffiti cleanups next year to try to nip the problem in the bud.” Read more…

May 12, 2015

Hey, maybe you can give Tucson’s senior residents a ride or two

Tucson Weekly “Mayor Jonathan Rothschild wants volunteers to help drive older adults and people with disabilities so that they can take care of errands like doctors’ visits and grocery shopping.” Read more…

May 9, 2015

Stories that Soar: From child’s imagination to the stage

Arizona Daily Star “Stories That Soar works with schools to get kids excited about writing.” Read more…

May 8, 2015

City to address food security with new commission

Arizona Daily Star “The mayor’s office is bringing together a committee of local farmers and food advocates to address issues of food security in our community.” Read more…

May 5, 2015

74 apartments for Tucson’s homeless vets moving forward

Arizona Daily Star “’It’s important that we help those who served our country,’ said Mayor Jonathan Rothschild.” Read more…

Service providers work to end homelessness in Tucson

Arizona Public Media “Tucson has found housing for about 900 homeless veterans, according to Mayor Jonathan Rothschild. To meet the end-of-the-year goal, the city needs to house about 86 veterans a month, based on the number of homeless veterans already identified.” Read more…

April 29, 2015

Mayor gets his name on ballot, files petitions

Arizona Daily Star “Saying there’s a lot more work to be done, Mayor Jonathan Rothschild filed nomination petitions for his reelection campaign this week.” Read more…

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