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Housing assistance program will face federal budget cuts

City officials said cuts would most likely be “small.”

New data: Arizona renters continue to struggle despite strong economy

Pima County saw its second highest number of evictions last year since the pandemic moratorium ended in 2021, but there are good signs in rent prices.

County releases data on the first six months of jail Transition Center

The Transition Center is part of the county’s effort to reduce recidivism

County discontinues contracts to migrant services

Pima County is discontinuing contracts for services to the more than 2,500 asylum seekers a day, who have been released by Border Patrol. Federal dollars are running out as Congress has yet to agree on more funding for border communities.

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.

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.

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