Pima County vote would help space company get off the ground

Pima County vote would help space company get off the ground

By Harry Alexander / SoAzNewsX Local space exploration company World View Enterprises wants to expand its operations and offer space tourism opportunities. But it can’t do that without the help of Pima County. The Pima County Board of Supervisors will vote on a plan to loan the company $15 million to build a facility on […]

Salmon celebrates release of four American prisoners from Iran

Salmon celebrates release of four American prisoners from Iran

By SoAzNewsX Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released a statement after reading reports that the Iranian Government had announced plans to release four prisoners holding dual-citizenship with the United States, including imprisoned former U.S. Marine and Arizona native, Amir Hekmati. “News of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s agreement to free four American citizens today could not […]

Controlled burn scheduled at Old Tucson

Controlled burn scheduled at Old Tucson

By SoAzNewsX Weather permitting, the Three Points Fire Dept. will be on site at Old Tucson from approximately 8:00 am to 5:00 pm on January 20 and January 22 to conduct a controlled burn in some back areas of Old Tucson. The Three Points Fire Dept. will have equipment and firefighters on site while conducting […]

Tucson selects new water director

Tucson selects new water director

By SoAzNewsX Following a national recruitment and competitive selection process, City Manager Michael Ortega has selected Timothy M. Thomure to be the Director of the City of Tucson’s Water Department, effective February 15, 2016. Thomure is a water professional with 21 years of work experience in the public sector, private industry, and consulting, according to […]

Wendy Rogers launches campaign for AZ01

Wendy Rogers launches campaign for AZ01

From Sonoran Alliance Lt. Col. (ret) Wendy Rogers announced her candidacy for the first congressional district of Arizona this week. The retired US Air Force pilot and conservative Republican business owner pledged to fight for conservative values, stronger national security and a restoration of the “culture of service” in Washington, DC. “This is a campaign […]

McSally says administration has ‘come to its senses’ on A-10

McSally says administration has ‘come to its senses’ on A-10

By Harry Alexander / SoAzNewsX Rep. Martha McSally has been fighting to keep the A-10 Warthog aircraft in the Air Force inventory to provide cover for ground troops. This week, the Obama administration said the A-10 fleet will not be shelved. Obama’s past two budget requests did not have funding for the plane. “It appears […]

Salmon applauds passage of Iran Terror Finance Transparency Act

Salmon applauds passage of Iran Terror Finance Transparency Act

By SoAzNewsX Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) yesterday released a statement upon House passage of H.R. 3662, the Iran Terror Finance Transparency Act. “After America was fleeced by negotiations with Iran, Members of Congress warned the President that the Iranian regime was not to be trusted. Not to be deterred by facts, he pushed forward and […]

State Rep. Steele resigns to run for Congress

State Rep. Steele resigns to run for Congress

SHE FINALLY DID SOMETHING NEWSWORTHY. – ED. By Harry Alexander / SoAzNewsX Arizona Rep. Victoria Steele has made it offical that she’s running for Congress in Arizona’s CD2. She resigned her state house seat earlier this week. By law, Steele was required to resign to run for the higher office. She hopes to go up […]

Tucson saves money with purchase card program

Tucson saves money with purchase card program

By SoAzNewsX The City of Tucson recently received a rebate of more than $849,000 for its participation in the JP Morgan purchasing card (PCard) program. The PCard program allows the city to purchase items through a credit card instead of the traditional purchasing and payment process, according to a news release from the city. The […]

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