“This is my fourth State of the City Address. I’ve talked about making Tucson work – and we are:
ending the Rio Nuevo dispute, creating the city’s Economic Initiatives Office, and streamlining
processes at Planning & Development Services.
I’ve talked about doing more together than alone – and we are: partnering with business,
government, and nonprofits to open swimming pools, increase our water security, and end
I’ve talked about Tucson in transition – and we are: moving from the Five C’s to the Five T’s of
technology, trade, transportation, tourism, and teaching, and coming together as a community
to lay the groundwork for growth in each of these areas.
Today, I want to talk about opportunity. Economic, social, and civic opportunity. Turning
opportunity into results.” Read speech