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Mayor’s prepared remarks at the Tree of Life Synagogue Candlelight Vigil

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The Tree of Life Synagogue has joined a growing fraternity. The Sikh temple in Wisconsin—where, in 2012, a white supremacist gunman killed 6 and wounded 4. The Jewish Community Center in Kansas—where, in 2014, a white supremacist gunman killed 3. The Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in South Carolina—where, in 2015, a white supremacist gunman […]

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Mayor’s statement on Tree of Life Synagogue shooting

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“Our hearts go out to the victims of today’s anti-Semitic terrorist attack. Today’s synagogue shooting follows a week of hate-fueled domestic terrorism, which started with a bomb sent to a prominent Jewish man. My father served in World War II to defeat Nazis and their hideous ideology. Is our generation up to the same task? […]

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

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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

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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

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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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Veterans Court receives federal grant

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Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild held a press conference at City Hall on Monday to announce the award of a federal grant to the Regional Municipalities Veterans Treatment Court (Veterans Court), part of Tucson’s City Court system.

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Indoor football comes to the Tucson Arena

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Billed as “Half the Field, Double the Football, Triple the Fun,” indoor football moves at a faster clip and is a higher-scoring game than regular football.

Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild summed it up as, “Indoor football is to regular football as the Sonoran hot dog is to the regular hot dog,” and encouraged Tucsonans to check it out.

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