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City Council Defies State, Scraps Downtown Hotel

October 26, 2010

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Election Guide

November 3, 2009

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Tuesday, November 3, 2009 Published: Today Tucson voters will weigh in on a number of ballot measures and elect new members to the City Council. To help students sort through the candidates and issues, the Daily Wildcat’s Brian Mori compiled this guide. City Council Race:   Ward 3 (North Side) Incumbent Karin Uhlich (D) Major […]

A voter’s guide to Propositions 401 and 402

November 2, 2009

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    Published: Monday, November 2, 2009 With a slew of propositions on the ballot in tomorrow’s city elections, it can be difficult to keep all the details straight. To help students sort out a some of the most important issues, the Daily Wildcat’s Brian Mori put together this guide on Propositions 401 and 402, […]

Prop 400 would override state spending limits

October 28, 2009

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Published: Wednesday, October 28, 2009 The City of Tucson wants permission from voters to spend all the money it collects during the next four years, overriding state spending limits by about $42 million. If passed on Nov. 3, Proposition 400, also called the Home Rule Proposition, will allow Tucson the option to spend 100 percent […]

Public safety proposition highly contested

October 26, 2009

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Published: Monday, October 26, 2009 What could become the largest and most costly expansion of municipal government in Tucson’s history could become law this Nov. 3 if passed by voters. During the city’s, state’s, and country’s worst economic period since the Great Depression, Tucson’s public safety Proposition 200 will require the city to increase and […]

“To Bar, or Not to Bar?”; North on Fourth Goes South

October 21, 2009

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Arizona Daily Wildcat – “To Bar, or Not to Bar (Click link to be taken to online version of published story)   Published: Wednesday, October 21, 2009 The Tucson City Council voted unanimously last Wednesday to recommend that the Arizona Liquor Board deny a liquor license transfer to the Avenue Bar and Grill, a new […]

City Council: Hospitality Leaders Accuse Double Taxation

May 15, 2009

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Tourism might be permanently crippled by city’s proposals By Brian Mori, Inside Tucson Business Published on Friday, May 15, 2009 Tucson’s tourism industry — already wounded by the current economic recession — might be permanently crippled by the City of Tucson’s budget proposals to double a $1 per night surcharge on overnight stays and reduce […]