Elections matter: AG Mayes upholds Tucson’s ‘source of income’ protection for renters

Tenants who receive federal housing assistance will not be discriminated against simply because they receive that assistance. Tucson feels the first tangible results of the 2022 midterm elections. Arizona Attorney General Chris Mays city official said renters’ “income source” protections are kosher under state law, overturning his one of the final acts of his Republican […]

UniSource probes source of outage that hit 20K south of Tucson

According to UniSource Energy Services, a power outage that affected about 20,000 customers in Santa Cruz County on February 1 left many customers stranded because it was difficult to reach the blacked out power lines that caused the outage. It lasted for most of the day. Sabotage was ruled out. The blackout started around 4am […]

Scottsdale’s Rio Verde water solution lacks a water source

PHOENIX — Where does water come from? This is one of several unanswered questions about the proposed agreement by the City of Scottsdale to restore water service to its unincorporated neighbor, the Rio Verde Foothills, to the north. The answer is Scottsdale City Council at 5 p.m. Tuesdaywhere the vote on the proposed agreement is […]

UA student group aims to stop overdoses at the source

Arizona Daily Star Vic Verbalaitis Following in the footsteps of a pro-nonprofit in Southern California, the University of Arizona’s Team Awareness Chapter to Fight Overdose (TACO) is tackling the opioid epidemic through a preventive approach. TACO’s UA chapter was founded in the fall of 2022 by Madison Trotter, a junior researcher in neuroscience and cognitive […]