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Ground is broken for new hotel near Tucson Convention Center

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Arizona Daily Star “The convention hotel project was eligible for the City of Tucson and Rio Nuevo’s Government Purchase Lease Excise Tax (GPLET), which has spurred a lot of development downtown. ‘As you’ll recall, the GPLET provides a temporary abatement of property taxes in exchange for increasing the value of the property by at least […]

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Construction begins on Convention Center hotel

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Tucson Local Media “‘A hotel at the Tucson Convention Center has been talked about for many years,’ said [Mayor] Rothschild. ‘I’m very pleased to see this project moving forward, and of course DoubleTree is a known and valued brand here in Tucson.’” Read more…

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Grant boosts local efforts to aid migrants

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Jewish Post “An anonymous Jewish community donor last week created a $25,000 matching grant to assist with the purchase of food, shoes, and backpacks for migrants as they are released from federal custody and transit through Tucson.” Read more…

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Immigration crisis faces another crisis.. housing

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KOLD “’We are here today to make a call out to the Tucson community, which is a generous and caring community, for help,’ Mayor Jonathan Rothschild said opening a press conference in the chapel of the Monastery on Friday.” Read more…

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Proposed new Arizona highway generates support, opposition

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San Francisco Chronicle “Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild wants the department to address the city council, which supports the I-11 proposal ideologically, although the route raises concerns. ‘It looks like the proposed route goes right through our water system in Avra Valley; that is a problem,’ Rothschild said.” Read more…

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City of Tucson to cut back on recycling pickup in cost-cutting measure

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Arizona Daily Star “The Tucson City Council directed staff to move to an every other week recycling schedule, following in the footsteps of dozens of other cities and towns across the nation who have either cut back on recycling services or eliminated them entirely.” Read more…

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