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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.

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.

Home affordability continues to shrink in Arizona

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

The Buzz: Looking back and ahead at our economy

Economists say growth is likely to slow, but not stop, in the region and nation.

Grassroots jail report firmly opposes potential new Pima County Jail

The report comes two days before the County's Blue Ribbon Commission is expected to release their initial findings.

Blue Ribbon Commission asking for public feedback before releasing jail report

The commission will release a final recommendation on whether the county should build a new $400 million jail early next year.

County will not prosecute corrections officers involved in death of jail inmate Wade Welch

An independent investigation found the officers’ actions were within the law of restraining an inmate.

Record numbers and funding change could lead to migrant street releases in Pima County

As the number of migrants continues to surge at the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona, Pima County worries whether they’ll keep up, serving well over 1,000 people a day for weeks.

Federal initiative awards Altar Valley Watershed $1.2 million for flood resilience

The investment drives innovation for water infrastructure projects

Pima County to Reorganize Environmental Departments next year

The new Conservation Lands and Resources Department is expected to be completed next summer.

Activist groups protest new jail ahead of findings report

Members of No Jail Deaths, Community Care Tucson, and Community on Wheels spoke out against a potential new jail at the Pima County Board of Supervisors this week.

The Buzz: Does Housing First Work?

Housing First was a topic of debate in recent Tucson city elections, so we ask experts about the evidence.

Ballot counting continues in Pima County

Officials are wrapping up their work

Sheriff Nanos will be criminally investigated by AZ Attorney General

The investigation will look into the Sheriff’s handling of the sexual assault of a female deputy last year.

University of Arizona leads the way in western environmental justice initiatives

Empowering communities and bridging gaps: UA's role in transforming environmental equity

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