Under constant attack by Ted Cruz

Monday I announced my campaign for President, and ever since, I’ve been under constant attack. Will you chip in $5 — or even $35 — to help me fight back? You see, the liberal media has called me every name in the book — attacking me for everything from announcing my campaign at a Christian university to listening to country … Read More

Police Chief Recruitment Update by PV Mayor Michael Collins

Dear Friends and Neighbors, A nationwide search resulted in over eighty applicants for the Town of Paradise Valley’s Police Chief. It is now narrowed down to five candidates after twelve interviews were conducted on March 13 and 16. The Town Manager, Kevin Burke, will decide on the top candidate to replace Interim Public Safety Director Larry Ratcliff who was appointed … Read More

Message from Scott Walker

The United States Supreme Court’s refusal to hear the challenge against Wisconsin’s Voter ID law this week is a victory for common sense, democracy, and the one-person, one-vote principle that anchors our democracy. When voters cheat and try to cast multiple ballots, it hurts everybody. It cheapens our elections, throws the results into doubt, and tarnishes our democracy. If you … Read More

James Carville and Mary Matalin to keynote 2015 AFC Nat’l Policy Summit

The Fight for Educational Choice! AFC is pleased to announce James Carville and Mary Matalin as keynote speakers during the 2015 National Policy Summit May 18-19 in New Orleans, Louisiana! As residents of Louisiana, Carville and Matalin have seen firsthand the power of educational choice in New Orleans. The husband-wife duo will discuss the importance of choice and challenging the status … Read More

Keeping Scottsdale Special: Special Treatment For Special Places

About a decade ago far north Scottsdale saw Rawhide relocate to the Gila River Indian Community.  The property now houses a Sprouts, strip center and nursing home. The venerable Scottsdale watering hole Greasewood Flat is set to be replaced this year with houses, as is Pinnacle Peak Patio. And while its special nature can be questioned The Borgata was certainly … Read More

The Political Con Job In Paradise Valley

It would be far more forthright for developer Jerry Ayoub, who wants to build a dense subdivision in Paradise Valley that happens to include a Ritz-Carlton hotel, to level with the good people in town rather than his current silly rhetoric. It would go like this:  I paid way too much for the large property at Scottsdale and Indian Bend … Read More

A Message From Ben Carson

Just the other day, I filed with the Federal Election Commission the necessary paperwork to formally consider a run for President of the United States in 2016. Let me tell you why I’ve taken this step, and how you can help. For many years, I have traveled the country closely studying our politics. I believe we are on the verge … Read More

Saluting The Spring Training Hall of Famers

Today, Hall of Fame funny man Will Ferrell is creatively making his way around the Cactus League to showcase a great cause. That he is here at all, able to move so conveniently from one stadium to another, reminds us all of one of the Valley’s most notable achievements. The economic impact from spring training is staggering.  Just ask most … Read More

Budget Update From Governor Ducey

Over the past several months I’ve spent a fair amount of time with governors from both parties.  The advice from all of them has been consistent: “No matter what, get your state’s budget balanced first. Once that’s accomplished then you can tackle everything else.” Working with the Arizona Legislature we did that this week, passing a budget that puts us … Read More