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November 12, 2018

New partnership in Tucson to aid disabled vets with housing repairs

Arizona Daily Star “A national nonprofit organization that helps disabled aging veterans with home repairs is partnering with local homebuilders to get the work done through a new program in Tucson.” Read more…

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November 9, 2018

Imperfect Produce is bringing up to 350 jobs to Tucson

Arizona Daily Star “San Francisco-based Imperfect Produce is entering the Arizona market and has chosen Tucson as the site of its national customer care center, creating up to 350 new jobs over the next five years.” Read more…

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November 6, 2018

Sun Tran, Uber, Lyft offering free or discounted rides on Election Day

Arizona Daily Star “‘The right to vote is so important, and we want to ensure that everyone who’s eligible to vote has the opportunity to vote,’ said Mayor Jonathan Rothschild.” Read more…

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October 30, 2018

Rothschild: Are we up to the task of defeating poisonous ideology of white supremacy?

Tucson Sentinel “Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild spoke to about 1,000 people gathered at the Jewish Community Center on Monday night for a vigil for the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue attack. His remarks, as prepared for delivery…” Read more…

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October 29, 2018

Mayor’s prepared remarks at the Tree of Life Synagogue Candlelight Vigil

The Tree of Life Synagogue has joined a growing fraternity. The Sikh temple in Wisconsin—where, in 2012, a white supremacist gunman killed 6 and wounded 4. The Jewish Community Center in Kansas—where, in 2014, a white supremacist gunman killed 3. The Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in South Carolina—where, in 2015, a white supremacist gunman […]

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October 27, 2018

Mayor’s statement on Tree of Life Synagogue shooting

“Our hearts go out to the victims of today’s anti-Semitic terrorist attack. Today’s synagogue shooting follows a week of hate-fueled domestic terrorism, which started with a bomb sent to a prominent Jewish man. My father served in World War II to defeat Nazis and their hideous ideology. Is our generation up to the same task? […]

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October 26, 2018

Pathway to Purchase: City program assists home ownership

Tucson Weekly “After relaunching in 2018, The Pathway to Purchase (P2P) program is providing down-payment and closing-cost assistance to prospective homebuyers.” Read more…

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October 24, 2018

ADL Arizona honors local leaders at Torch of Liberty Dinner

Jewish News of Greater Phoenix “… Mayor of Tucson Hon. Jonathan Rothschild will receive the Stand Up for Courage Award. Mayor Rothschild was an early signer of the Mayors’ Compact to Combat Hate, Extremism and Bigotry after the deadly rally in Charlottesville.” Read more…

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October 15, 2018

Program helps Tucsonans become homeowners

Arizona Daily Star “‘The Pathway to Purchase program has helped a lot of Tucsonans to achieve their dream of homeownership,’ Mayor Jonathan Rothschild said.” Read more…

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October 11, 2018

Felony forfeit

Tucson Weekly “Silverman started the Civil Rights Restoration Clinic with Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild 12 years ago. He said former felons want the right to vote because they just want to be like everybody else, and the clinic has helped over 1,000 people restore their voting rights.” Read more…

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