After hearing several Tucsonans– including former City Councilman Brent Davis– speak in favor of keeping the current Scenic Corridor Sign Code or fixing just the problem area along Houghton Road, … Continue reading
“Cut waste first,” said the pre-election signs around Tucson. “Cut taxes and reduce government,” was the Tea Party rallying cry around the country. In cash-strapped Arizona, that small guv’ment you voted … Continue reading
Tuesday’s Mayor and Council Meeting will be one of the liveliest meetings they have had for months. Both the Convention Center hotel project and proposed medical marijuana zoning are on … Continue reading
The Roberts’ Court ruling overturning campaign finance laws in January 2010 opened the gates for corporations to flood the 2010 midterm election with cash… anonymously. Hundreds of millions of dollars … Continue reading
Last week I posted 2 stories about downtown Tucson land deals currently being considered by the Mayor and Council– one urging the M&C to dump the convention hotel deal (for now) … Continue reading
Kozachik throws down the gauntlet: Will the hotel’s fate be decided in the sunshine or behind closed doors?
Earlier today, I posted a story about Mayor Bob Walkup using a procedural maneuver to delay a vote on the Convention Center Hotel project. Councilman Steve Kozachik, who has been trying … Continue reading
My vote is to dump both– the ultra-expensive downtown hotel project and Mayor Bob Walkup. The Arizona Daily Star constantly whines about the Democrat-controlled Tucson City Council and Rio Nuevo. … Continue reading