How the Bureaucrats Stole Christmas

By the Goldwater Institute How the Bureaucrats Stole Christmas November 25, 2017 Every year, Lee Sepanek’s Christmas display brings joy to Phoenicians, who visit to enjoy the glistening decorations and sip the hot chocolate he serves them. But not this year. Thanks to Phoenix bureaucrats, Lee has been forced to cancel the show. The trouble started this summer, when the … Read More

Saint Dicks

Rumor has it two complaining City of Phoenix employees, possibly in the City Attorney’s Office, are to blame for ending one of Arizona’s most spectacular Christmas displays. (Here is a link a recent story on AZ Central. ) They purportedly moved into the Arcadia neighborhood that’s hosted the lights put up by  Lee Sepanek for some 30 years, and didn’t like … Read More

2018 Candidate for Re-election

By Scottsdale City Councilman David Smith Today I am announcing my candidacy for a second term to represent you on the Scottsdale City Council.  I am proud of Scottsdale and passionate about participating in our city’s future. When voters elected me in 2014, many only knew me from the years I served as Scottsdale’s City Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer.  … Read More

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema Extends Lead Over Kelli Ward to 7 Points In Arizona Senate Race

PHOENIX (November 7, 2017) — A statewide Arizona survey of 500 likely Arizona 2018 General Election voters shows that just under a year out from Election Day, Democrat Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-9) has extended her lead over GOP candidate Dr. Kelli Ward to a 7-point margin, 34-27. The survey, which was conducted immediately after U.S. Senator Jeff Flake announced he … Read More

The Desert EDGE is Rooted in Scottsdale’s History

by Scottsdale City Councilwoman Virginia Korte Great communities like Scottsdale often share qualities that make them special — including a strong economy, a vibrant downtown, an excelling community college and public school system, engaged citizens and civic and political leaders committed to keeping the city moving in the right direction. However, one of the few shortcomings of living in the … Read More

Say no to uranium mining at the Grand Canyon

By Candidate for Governor Steve Farley To what lengths will Trump go to destroy Arizona? From the news that broke just a few days ago, apparently much further than we had ever imagined. The Hill recently reported that President Trump is considering lifting the Obama-era ban on Uranium mining in northern Arizona — a ban that was put in place … Read More