A New Low In Scottsdale

Imagine this:  A City of Scottsdale employee perhaps not enjoying a request or opinion from a citizen decides to choke them, in public and resulting in a police investigation. How long do you think City Manager Fritz Behring would keep them around?  The pink slip likely wouldn’t take as much time as the choke. Yet, if developers asking for special … Read More

Uber is Here to Stay. Thank You, Arizona!

You spoke, and your leaders listened. With the stroke of a pen, Arizona became the latest in a growing list of states to embrace smart ridesharing regulations that support innovation, expand economic opportunity, and put consumer choice and safety first. We’ve been proud to play a role in strengthening Arizona’s economy while making it easier, safer and more affordable for … Read More

The Republic’s Wrong Vision For The Wright House. And Political Nescience

We are fans of the Arizona Republic. We also came into being due to their retreat from robust, community-oriented editorial content.  Today, the Arizona Republic’s editorialists awoke from their frequent hibernation on matters local, reminding us how they can be wrong, not Wright. Essentially, the Republic chastised the Arcadia neighborhood for its substantial opposition to a developer’s plan to commercialize … Read More

Secretary Reagan Misses the Point

By Robbie Sherwood , Executive Director of ProgressNow Arizona It looks like we touched a nerve. Recently the Arizona Advocacy Foundation led a coalition of non-partisan groups to produce an in-depth study of our state’s most recent election in the wake of the United States Supreme Court’s gutting of the Voting Rights Act. The Arizona Shelby Response Project — named for … Read More

Stand with Rand by Rand Paul

My campaign staff handed me a stack of new press reports a mile high… One headline from a Fox News article perfectly sums up everything I’m facing right now: “UGLY EARLY: PAUL’S ENTRY SETS OFF FIRST ROUND OF ATTACKS.” And that’s because the media sees polls showing me as the candidate best positioned to beat Hillary Clinton. I don’t have … Read More

I Have Some Important News by Scottsdale City Council Member Suzanne Klapp

Friends, Yesterday in front of supporters, business owners and ASU officials, I announced my decision to pursue a third term on the Scottsdale City Council. We gathered outside of ATOMdesign, a business located in Skysong, the ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center, along McDowell Road to make the announcement. Six years ago I brought a fresh business perspective to the Scottsdale City … Read More

American Federation for Children: AZ School Choice Bills go to Governor

Improvements to Ariz. Tuition Tax Credit Scholarships await Governor’s signature HB2483 and HB2153 offer accountability measures and expand the Corporate Tuition Tax Credit programs PHOENIX (March 31, 2015) — The American Federation for Children, the nation’s voice for educational choice, applauds the Arizona Legislature for passing educational choice bills which increase transparency among School Tuition Organizations (STOs) and expand the … Read More

Pro-Business Means Pro-People

By Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton Friend, Did you see what Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard said about his governor’s decision to legalize discrimination against his state’s LGBT community? “I don’t believe this legislation truly represents our state or our capital city. Indianapolis strives to be a welcoming place that attracts businesses, conventions, visitors and residents. We are a diverse city, and … Read More