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March 28, 2018

Tucson is a city that encourages you to explore

New York Times “The food is delicious. The access to natural beauty is even better.” Read more…

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Adding citizenship question to Census has Tucson leaders worried, considering legal action

Arizona Daily Star “Tucson and Pima County leaders are considering joining legal action against the Trump administration over a citizenship question added to the 2020 U.S. Census.” Read more…

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Program helps new Tucson homeowners roll repairs into mortgage

Arizona Daily Star “Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild was spreading the word Tuesday about federal programs that will help homebuyers renovate their new homes or increase energy efficiency by adding those costs to their monthly mortgage payments, rather than having to cover the costs upfront.” Read more…

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Making affordable housing truly affordable

Tucson News Now “Under the program, the buyer is allowed to roll the cost of the improvements into the mortgage at a cost of about $5 for each thousand dollars of improvements.” Read more…

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March 19, 2018

ADOT receives federal grant for SR-189 improvements

Tucson News Now “The Arizona Department of Transportation was given a $25 million grant to aid in an improvement project along SR-189.” Read more…

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March 9, 2018

3 takeaways from Mayor Rothschild’s State of the City address

Arizona Daily Star “Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild challenged business and community leaders to help shape and define the future of the 33rd largest city in the country.” Read more…

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March 7, 2018

National site selectors visit Tucson to learn why companies should relocate here

Arizona Daily Star “Last year, the Site Selectors Guild chose Tucson for its annual conference and five members returned last week for a more in-depth look at what the region has to offer companies looking to expand or relocate.” Read more…

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February 17, 2018

Tucson City Council to consider paying for water lines to new employers

Arizona Daily Star “The new employers would have to commit to three of six possible ‘green’ measures to qualify for incentives.” Read more…

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February 8, 2018

Methodists help migrants ‘Small church with a big heart’ opens immigration clinic

Tucson Weekly “Arizona Justice For Our Neighbors, or JFON, just opened the immigration legal services clinic at the New Hope United Methodist Church.” Read more…

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Tucson Gem and Mineral Show Opens

Speaking before the ribbon cutting, Mayor Rothschild noted that Tucson “sparkles” during the gem show, “We put our best foot forward so our visitors will come again and again, and many do. We go the extra mile because we enjoy welcoming people to our city.”

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