Lake Mead soon to hit trigger point that may lead to Tucson collapse


Note: Without CAP water Tucson is doomed. The ongoing saga regarding the level of Lake Mead has riveted our attention in recent months.  Under long-standing agreements, if the level of Lake Mead drops below 1,075 feet above sea level, Arizona will lose a significant amount of its allocation of Colorado River water imported via the Central Arizona Project (CAP) canal… At this time, Arizona does not make full beneficial use of its entire allocation of CAP water. However, if it we leave our unneeded allocation in Lake Mead, it is subject to appropriation by the other Colorado Lower Basin states […]

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Infographic: Easy as 123, Comparing Arizona’s two largest school districts – Mesa vs TUSD

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Not only does Mesa present their information based on Prop 123 in a much nicer format (below) than TUSD CFO Karla Soto does (a huge lack of transparency along with obfuscation of the data she does provide), but Mesa also: Spends more on teachers and in the classroom Gave bigger raises using Prop 123 funds Spends less on their Superintendent and Administration Buy Three Sonorans a coffee! Become a sustaining member

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#FightForFamilies press conference today at noon!


APRIL 18, MONDAY at 12 pm Press Conference Location: Southside Presbyterian Church, 317 W 23rd St, Tucson, AZ 85713 #FightForFamilies Tucson, AZ Advocates and Families to Deliver Strong Message in Support of President’s Immigration Action Tucson, AZ Leaders and Supporters Echo the Call of Thousands at Supreme Court and Across 20+ Cities to Unblock DAPA and Expanded DACA Tucson, AZ – On Monday, April 18, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral argument on President Obama’s deferred action initiatives, DAPA and expanded DACA. In response, Tucson families and advocates will gather at Southside Presbyterian Church to show their support for the […]

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In AZ, buying Bud beer bolsters John McCain’s wealth, Tucson jobs at risk

These coyotes were killed in a predator hunt in New Mexico, according to a conservation group called Project Coyote.

Tucson’s economy has always been based on the 3 B’s: providing Beans, Blankets and Bullets to our military and war-based local economy. Now there’s another B affecting hundreds of jobs in Tucson: Beer. If you live in the Phoenix-area, anytime you buy a Budweiser beer or Bud Light, you are making John McCain’s family richer since it is his family that owns Hensley which distributes the patriotic all-American beer that is owned by the foreign company InBev. Now the same will be true anywhere in Arizona. A landmark purchase by Phoenix-based Hensley Beverage Co. will ensure that nearly every Budweiser […]

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Help identify this man at UMC!


  UAMC Seeks Public’s Help to Locate Family of Patient     TUCSON, Ariz. – The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus is seeking the public’s help in identifying family members of a man who has been a patient at UAMC since Sept. 13.   The man, who appears to be Hispanic and in his late 20s or early 30s, was brought to the hospital by Tucson Police officers after being found at Santa Rita Park at 4th Avenue and 22nd Street with head injuries.   Due to his condition, the patient is unable to communicate. He was wearing a necklace with […]

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Border Communities to Announce Position on Senate Immigration Proposal


Border Communities to Announce Position on Senate “Border Surge” Amendment What: Press Conference When: 11am (PST), Monday, June 24th Where: El Tiradito Shrine, 420 S. Main Ave, Tucson, AZ Tucson, AZ: At an 11am press conference a broad cross-section of border, immigration and environmental advocacy groups will announce their position on a “border surge” amendment to the Senate “Gang of 8” immigration reform bill The Corker-Hoeven amendment, negotiated behind closed doors and introduced at the last minute on Friday, June 21st, is likely to receive a cloture vote by the end of the day on Monday. It would double the […]

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