Michele Reagan: The Honorable Betsey Bayless Endorsed My Campaign

Friends, I’m honored to announce another Arizona female political icon has endorsed my campaign for Arizona Secretary of State. The Honorable Betsey Bayless has deep Arizona roots and a career that spans over forty years in public service. Her distinguished career includes serving as assistant director of the Board of Regents, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors and as the … Read More

Jennifer Petersen: SUSD Governing Board Unanimously Endorsed My Campaign

Friends, As you know, the cornerstones of my campaign are education and economic development. Two weeks ago, the Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce endorsed my campaign for my pro-business, sustainable economic development vision. This week, I am honored to announce the Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board has unanimously endorsed my campaign for City Council because I understand the critical … Read More

Let’s Be More Artful At Scottsdale’s WestWorld, Not Artraegous

One of the finest baseball stadiums in the country is AT&T Park in San Francisco. Outside of an entrance sits an impressive statue of Willie Mays, the greatest Giant and player of all time. Cameras click as the sense of arrival is profound. Unknown is how this particular piece of art came to be. What is known is that someone … Read More

Former State Senator and current Phoenix City Councilman Jim Waring Endorses Bob Littlefield for the Arizona House of Representatives

Scottsdale City Councilman Bob Littlefield is pleased to announce the endorsement from Former State Senator and current Phoenix City Councilman Jim Waring of his bid for the Arizona House in District 23. “I have known and worked with Bob Littlefield since he was first elected to the Scottsdale City Council twelve years ago. He is a true fiscal conservative and … Read More

From The New Republic: Hillary Clinton Just Tipped Her Hand About Her 2016 Platform

But Republicans are too busy cheering her gaffes to notice By Brian Beutler The downside, and the upside, and the other downside of Hillary Clinton’s overwhelming popularity among Democrats, and the related likelihood that she will avoid a divisive primary campaign, is that she’s absorbing a tremendous amount of partisan opposition far ahead of her expected official candidacy. Her status … Read More

State Senator Al Melvin’s Statement On Withdrawing From Governor’s Race

“Our Cause Is More Important Than Any One Person” Citing his campaign’s pace in collecting $5 contributions, and certain that Clean Elections funding would not be received in time for the start of early balloting, State Senator Al Melvin has formally withdrawn from the race for Arizona Governor, filing the required documents with the Arizona Secretary of State. His official … Read More

Expanding Tourism Key To Better Scottsdale Says David Smith

By David Smith, Candidate for Scottsdale City Council During a City Council candidate forum last week, the moderator asked each candidate to identify three opportunities to raise revenues for the City. The fact of the matter is, there’s no way to increase city revenues in any meaningful amount, except by (1) achieving growth in our economy, including tourism, or (2) … Read More

Congressman Matt Salmon Endorses Hugh Hallman for Treasurer

Says Hallman’s Record of Fiscal Responsibility is Ideal for Office Congressman Matt Salmon, one of Arizona’s leading conservative voices, has endorsed Hugh Hallman for Arizona State Treasurer. The East Valley congressman has worked closely with Hallman over the years on regional issues. Congressman Salmon said his first-hand knowledge of Hallman’s experience and expertise made Hallman a clear choice for the … Read More

Easy Early Endorsements In Paradise Valley Elections

It is somewhat surprising in what is arguably Arizona’s most impressive community that the turnover on the Town Council is so substantial. A retiring Mayor. A relocating popular councilman named Schweiker and a previous top vote getter named Kirby choosing to devote more time to her elected position on the Scottsdale School Board. By acclimation Vice Mayor Michael Collins will … Read More