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December 28, 2018

Yvonne Ervin, the force behind the Tucson Jazz Festival, dies at 59

Arizona Daily Star “Yvonne Ervin, who launched the Tucson Jazz Festival and as founding director of the Tucson Jazz Society grew it to be the biggest jazz society in the country, died Wednesday night at the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix after suffering a heart attack after liver transplant surgery. She was 59.” Read more…

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December 15, 2018

Rothschild won’t seek third term as Tucson’s mayor

Arizona Daily Star “Rothschild says the city is in a better place than seven years ago when he took office, and he wants to explore other ways to improve the community, which are all reasons why he won’t be running in 2019.” Read more…

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December 10, 2018

Tucson hoping to improve quality of life with Oracle Area Task Force

Tucson News Now “As the city of Tucson continues to grow, members of the city council and Mayor Jonathan Rothschild are working to ensure that the city continues to be a great place to live, work, and play. Specifically within Ward 3, the city is working to improve the quality of life for residents through […]

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December 1, 2018

Tucson’s industrial sector gets major boost

Arizona Daily Star “Earlier this week, ground was broken on one of the first speculative industrial buildings in the Tucson market since 2009.” Read more…

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November 12, 2018

Imperfect selects Tucson for new customer care center

The Produce News “Total capital investment is projected at $200,000, with a total economic impact of $137 million.” Read more…

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November 9, 2018

Imperfect Produce is bringing up to 350 jobs to Tucson

Arizona Daily Star “San Francisco-based Imperfect Produce is entering the Arizona market and has chosen Tucson as the site of its national customer care center, creating up to 350 new jobs over the next five years.” Read more…

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September 19, 2018

Tucson mayor, refugee groups push for support of resettlement program

Arizona Daily Star “’Wherever they come from initially, when they’re here, they’re Tucsonans,’ Rothschild said, urging support of the resettlement program.” Read more…

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September 18, 2018

Mayor’s press conference on U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program

Currently, there are 68.5 million displaced persons worldwide, 25.4 million of whom are refugees, making this the largest global refugee crisis in recorded history. Refugee service organizations are asking people to call 1-855-472-8930 and leave a message for Judiciary Committee Leadership demanding that the cap be raised to 75,000.

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Resettled refugee numbers dropping in Tucson

Tucson News Now “Several social service agencies in Tucson who assimilate refugees, say the number of refugees being resettled in Tucson has dropped nearly 80 percent.” Read more…

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Tucson mayor holds press conference to urge support of refugees

KVOA “‘Tucson has always welcomed refugees,’ said Mayor Rothschild. ‘There’s no question that people coming into this country who are escaping trauma and war need the help that these agencies provide to have the best chance of becoming successful and productive members of society. The Refugee Resettlement Program does so much for so many. It […]

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