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Tucson Mayor delivered State of the City Address Thursday

Mayor Regina Romero
Posted at 9:16 AM, Dec 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-02 18:39:19-05

Tucson Mayor Regina Romero delivered the State of the City address on Thursday, to highlight the City's key initiatives and future plans.

In her speech, Mayor Romero touted the city's response to the pandemic, praising efforts to protect people with safety protocols while encouraging vaccinations. She said 90,000 people were vaccinated at the Tucson Convention Center.

She also praised the city's environmental strides made under her leadership, helping to plant 39,000 low water use trees in heat vulnerable communities across the city.

Romero also said Tucson scored a coup in landing the HBO Max series "Duster," which had an economic impact of $8.4 million in the region.

She closed by unveiling a new logo for the city that is meant to promote the concept of unity.