Time To Support Phil

By Sal DiCiccio Dear Friend, I’m writing today on behalf of Phil Lovas, who is running for the 8th Congressional District seat. I’ve known Phil for years and truly believe he’s the best choice to send to Congress. I also believe he has the best chance to win the special primary election on Feb. 27. Phil is a smart, dedicated, family … Read More

Open letter to citizens, staff, family, and friends

By Glendale Mayor Jerry Weiers Last week I received a call from the media asking me to comment on Congressman Trent Franks’ pending resignation and wanted to know if I would be forming a committee to run for that office. To say the least, I was stunned. But even more than that, I was forced to look at the possibility … Read More

Take Me Out To The Ballgame

Nothing beats sitting at a ballpark on a sunny day, watching your favorite team with a hot dog and ice cold beer in hand. This has become a symbolic scene in American culture and a tradition Peoria Sports Complex celebrates as it kicks off its 25th year. In 1994, Peoria Sports Complex became the first dual-team spring training facility in … Read More

Compelling Candidate Jumps Into 2018 Elections

While U.S. Rep Martha McSally has not formally announced her campaign for the Senate seat, being vacated by Jeff Flake, another strong indication of her pending candidacy came last Thursday when a fellow Republican announced she is launching a campaign for The Congressional District 2 House seat. Lea Marquez-Peterson’s long speculated campaign for Congress is a go. And that’s a … Read More

How effective are AZ schools?

by Team Ducey Friend — Arizona public schools are helping students make real educational gains. A recent New York Times article analyzed school districts across the country to determine whose students were learning the most between 3rd and 8th grades. They found three of the top 20 public school districts in the nation are in Arizona. Students in the Chandler, … Read More

Enough is Enough

As emerging cases of sexual harassment and sexual assault dominate national and local news, the dialogue is shifting towards victims’ inability to discuss abuse, commonly citing confidentiality agreements as the problem. However, Arizona may hopefully be positioning to change this. State Representative Maria Syms, a Republican from Paradise Valley, is saying enough is enough. Last week Syms proposed legislation that … Read More