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No new jail for Pima County, but a new jail commission is moving forward

Republican Supervisor Steve Christy said the decision was “kicking the can down the road,” but the four remaining Democrats say the county needs more information on potential alternatives to incarceration.

The Blue Ribbon Commission is over - what happens now for the Pima County Jail?

A look back on the last year as the Board of Supervisors is set to discuss a revealing jail report tomorrow.

The Buzz: Changes to Arizona's elections

Election moves come as the state prepares for more mandatory recounts.

County Administrator skirts jail report’s suggestions, recommends new commission

Administrator Lesher largely agreed with issues facing PCADC, but said the county needs more information on cost and jail alternatives.

The Buzz: Arizona's tax credit system

Not many states allow dollar-for-dollar tax credits for some donations, but Arizona does, and thousands of organizations are on the list.

Jail survey reveals lack of public consensus on potential expansion

Online survey shows many voters agree conditions, especially in healthcare facilities, need to improve, but the path forward is unclear.

The Buzz: Combatting Generational Poverty in Pima County

A new effort aims to help those who are born into poverty move up the socio-economic ladder.

TUSD prepares to sell historic "1010" headquarters, move to new building

The district plans to buy the University of Arizona Service Annex building to house its offices

Law enforcement unions disagree on Sheriff Nanos’ leadership

Following a vote of no confidence, a different union has expressed support for the Sheriff.

Deputy’s union releases vote of no confidence over Sheriff Nanos

The Sheriff cast doubt on the organization’s validity in response to their letter to voters.

Local Tucson non-profit is fighting drought in back yards and public spaces

Tucson Clean and Beautiful's Green Stormwater Infrastructure Program

PACC saves 72 animals in back-to-back hoarder rescues

24 dogs, 48 cats were impounded this week.

Local Tucson non-profit uses "whole healing" approach to fight homelessness

I Am You 360 provides homes and professional training for young at-risk Tucsonans

Even with drop in asylum seekers, Pima County anxious for more federal funding

Pima County continues to warn of pending street releases if Congress doesn’t allot more money for migrant services, even as officials opened the Lukeville port of entry yesterday due to a drop in unauthorized border crossings outside of ports.

New jail could cost county up to $858 million

Pima County is facing two expensive options for addressing issues with its Adult Detention Center.

Home affordability continues to shrink in Arizona

Buying a median priced-home could take more than half an average salary in some AZ counties.

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