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Tucson City Council approves 20-story tower, set to be completed in 2022

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KVOA “‘There is a lot of talk about how well downtown has done,’ said Mayor Rothschild. ‘And it’s important that your downtown succeeds. All successful cities have vibrant downtowns, but the need then is really to push that prosperity out and one of the areas where that can be done is around a major university.’” […]

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Rothschild, other mayors call for end to separation of migrant families

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Arizona Public Media “In an attempt to keep together immigrant families who are seeking asylum in the United States, four mayors in southern border states, including Tucson’s Jonathan Rothschild, have sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Attorney General calling on the Trump administration to end the policy responsible for […]

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Mayors’ letter on the administration’s family separation policy

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“…there is no clear or compelling justification – in our past or in our laws – for taking an
average of 47 kids per day away from their mothers and fathers. Such a policy is cruel. It is
morally reprehensible. It is not an appropriate use of taxpayer resources, and it is utterly
inconsistent with our values of decency and compassion – with our basic humanity.”

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