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Mayor’s Update – August 14, 2014

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Mayor’s Update Tucson, Arizona August 14, 2014 Down Payment Assistance Grants for Tucson, South Tucson Homebuyers With representatives of NeighborWorks America, Primavera Foundation and Wells Fargo, announcing the program On Monday, it was my pleasure to announce a program providing $4.5 million in $15,000 down payment assistance grants and program support to qualifying homebuyers in […]

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Mayor’s Update – August 6, 2014

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Mayor’s Update Tucson, Arizona August 6, 2014 Call for Literacy Volunteers to Help All Ages With Reading Seed volunteer Dixie Auer and Tamara McKinney and Jennifer Stanowski of Literacy Connects Last year, with help from the Arizona Daily Star, we were able to double the number of volunteer reading coaches in Reading Seed, a program […]

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Mayor’s Update – April 19, 2014

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Mayor’s Update Tucson, Arizona April 19, 2014 Ways You Can Help Tucson There are many ways Tucsonans can help our city! Here are a few. Mayor’s 10,000 Trees Campaign Trees clean the air and help keep homes and neighborhoods cool. My office is leading a campaign to plant 10,000 trees at Tucson homes, businesses and […]

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Mayor’s Update – March 29, 2014

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Mayor’s Update Tucson, Arizona March 29, 2014 Sunday Evening Forum Returns Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor When: Sunday, March 30, 6:30 p.m. (box office opens at 4:00 p.m.; doors open at 6:00 p.m.) Where: Fox Tucson Theatre, 17 W. Congress St., Tucson What: Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor will be interviewed […]

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Mayor’s Update – March 3, 2014

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Mayor’s Update Tucson, Arizona March 3, 2014 Tucson in TransitionFebruary 26, 2014 State of the City Address Delivering the State of the City Address Introduction Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the 2014 State of the City Address. I’d like to thank the Tucson Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and the Tucson Convention Center for hosting this […]

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Mayor’s Update – December 18, 2013

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Mayor’s Update Tucson, Arizona December 18, 2013 Mayor’s Two-Year Plan At the press conference unveiling my Two-Year Plan Two years ago, on December 5th, I was sworn in as mayor. Last week, I released my plan for the next two years. This follows two previous plans – the 180 and 360 – as well as […]

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Mayor’s Update – October 8, 2013

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Mayor’s Update Tucson, Arizona October 8, 2013 Ending Veteran Homelessness in Tucson At the press conference announcing our initiative to end veteran homelessness in Tucson by 2015 This summer, flanked by a number of key partners, I announced a major initiative to end veteran homelessness in Tucson by 2015. Ending veteran homelessness is a goal […]

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Mayor’s Newsletter: Help a Child Learn to Read

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Mayor’s Update Tucson, Arizona August 19, 2013 Can you help a young child who’s struggling to read? The Arizona Daily Star’s series on poverty, disturbing as it was to read, performed a service to this community. It described the problem — in ways too vivid to ignore — but it also described solutions. Many Tucsonans […]

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Mayor’s Update – June 28, 2013

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Mayor’s Update Tucson, Arizona June 28, 2013 Strong City, Strong Region – The 360 Progress Report Reporting on progress on the 360 Plan  #360Plan  A year ago, I published my 360 Plan, with goals to work on over the course of the year. I’m happy to report that we’ve made a lot of progress, as […]

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Mayor’s Update – May 6, 2013

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Mayor’s Update Tucson, Arizona May 6, 2013 Focus on Summer Jobs for Youth Mayor’s Office Intern Lujuana Curley  #360Plan  Can your workplace use a little extra help this summer? Local youth are waiting and willing to help. Together with the Tucson Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and members of my […]

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