Health


Tucson named a World Festival & Event City

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On Thursday, September 14th, Tucson was named a World Festival & Event City by IFEA, the International Festivals & Events Association. The announcement was made at their annual convention, which took place in Tucson for the third time in three years. See the video entry submitted by FEATS AZ—you’ll be surprised how many great festivals […]

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Women’s March in Tucson—Mayor’s prepared remarks

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Programs like Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid, that have brought a measure of security to millions and millions of older and disabled Americans; programs like the Affordable Care Act, that have insured more than 20 million Americans—these and many other programs are under attack.

Yet these are the programs that helped make this country great…

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Facing legal action, Tucson council to discuss gun destruction

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Arizona Daily Star “The issue involves a new state law known as SB 1487. Signed by Gov. Doug Ducey earlier this year, it restricts local governments from passing any laws that conflict with state laws, and jeopardizes their state-shared revenue if they don’t repeal such laws.” Read more…

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City of Tucson and Arizona enter into legal fight

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KJZZ “‘We believe the law as it is written is patently unconstitutional,’ Mayor Jonathan Rothschild told reporters. ‘We believe that it violates the actual Arizona Constitution, which gives charter cities certain rights.’” Read more…

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Groundbreaking at Banner University Medical Center Tucson

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Banner University Medical Center Tucson celebrated the start of construction of its new 9-story patient tower at a groundbreaking ceremony this morning—the first construction project undertaken as part of a 30-year agreement between the University of Arizona and Banner Health.

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