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Sunnyside's $9.3M Budget Override Rejected

Nov 5, 2013 Altar Valley voters also say no; Catalina Foothills wins approval of 2 overrides totaling $773K.

Tucson Voters Pass Increase to City Budget Limit

Nov 5, 2013 City can now spend $50M more than currently allowed if revenues are available, thanks to the support of 62 percent.

Obamacare Issues Affect AZ Medicaid Enrollment

Nov 5, 2013 Arizona expanded its Medicaid program, known as AHCCCS, under the Affordable Care Act.

Congress Negotiates Food Stamp Funding, Grijalva Opposes Cuts

Nov 4, 2013 Arizona Congressman hopes Senate, House will agree to eliminate proposed cuts to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Programs.

Health Centers Enroll 8,000 in First Month of Medicaid Expansion

Nov 4, 2013 Arizona officials estimate 300,000 people are eligible for the state’s Medicaid program, known as AHCCCS.

Pima Animal Care Center Seeking Expansion

Nov 4, 2013 Temporary buildings would house animals for 12-24 months

All Souls Procession: Celebrating Cycle of Life

Nov 4, 2013 Annual rite unites participants, spectators in commemoration of lost loved ones; 40,000 take part.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, November 1, 2013

Nov 1, 2013 Troubling rollout of Obamacare; next week's Tucson city elections; referendum effort to reverse a new state law overhauling AZ's election system.

AZ Week: Local Elections in Tucson, Phoenix Tuesday

Nov 1, 2013 Both cities will choose city council members; a look at what side of the political spectrum they stand on.

UA On Top for Most Employable Graduates, Report Says

Nov 1, 2013 Global Employability Survey ranks top 150 universities around world; AU ranks 13 among US public universities.

Learning Physics by Launching Pumpkins

Nov 1, 2013 For the past 3 years, the Tucson Pumpkin Toss has taught local middle school, high school students about science.

All Souls Attracts Participants Beyond Local Community

Oct 31, 2013 One-time intimate expression of loss becomes collective cultural tradition in Tucson; All Souls weekend kicks off Nov. 2.

Domestic Abuse Survivor Becomes Advocate

Oct 31, 2013 In Pima County, domestic violence deaths on the rise

AZ Business Groups Lobby for Immigration Reform

Oct 30, 2013 US businesses head to DC, including AZ Chamber visiting all 9 AZ House members to cite positive economic impact.

Mail Tucson Election Ballots By Thursday, City Suggests

Oct 30, 2013 Those who don't get to send out ballots by Oct. 31 may drop them off at one of the voting locations by Nov. 5.

Referendum to Overturn Election Changes Makes Ballot

Oct 29, 2013 Successful petition drive stops measures from taking effect until voters decide in 2014 general election.

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