PRESS RELEASE: Allegations of illegal Activity and Sexual Misconduct Committed by Former Phoenix Councilperson and Current Candidate for Phoenix Mayor Daniel Valenzuela

The following press release was submitted to the Arizona Progress & Gazette. We would be happy to post a reponse from the Valenzuela campaign if one is available. Earlier this year, a young woman came forward with allegations of illegal activity and sexual misconduct committed by Daniel Valenzuela, a former Phoenix City Councilperson, current candidate for Mayor of the City … Read More

While Others Put Politics First…

By Syms for Arizona While others put politics First, Representative Maria Syms did something about it for Education Representative Maria Syms is the ONLY District 28 House Candidate that: Voted for and passed a 20% raise for public school teachers Voted for and passed a historic $1.5 billion investment in public education Voted for and passed new funding and a $1 billion … Read More

Ensuring Justice for All

By Goldwater Institute Ensuring Justice For All: Texas Judge Rules on Indian Child Welfare Act  When Martin Luther King wrote that “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere…Anyone who lives inside the United States can never be considered an outsider anywhere within its bounds,” he spoke with that characteristic confidence of his that justice would, in the end, be done … Read More

Guest Editorial: Don’t Be Fooled

By Scottsdale Pinetop Once again the radical fringes of political dishonesty and misinformation are attempting to confuse the voters and sway elections. APS is the champion at doing that. While on my way home, I passed a political yard sign saying “No on Prop 127 – Protect Arizona Schools.” The message attempts to convince Arizona voters to reject the Renewable Energy Standards … Read More

Cindy McCain Endorses Governor Doug Ducey For Re-Election

CITES HIS ABILITY TO BRING ALL ARIZONANS TOGETHER WITH CIVILITY AND BIPARTISANSHIP By Team Ducey Cindy McCain today announced her strong endorsement of Doug Ducey for reelection as Arizona Governor. Mrs. McCain, the widow of the late Senator John McCain, serves as co-chair of the Governor’s Council on Human Trafficking and on the McCain Institute’s Human Trafficking Advisory Council. She … Read More

#LocalBuzz: Highs, Lows and In-Betweens

By Scottsdale Pinetop The Highs *Former Councilwoman Kate Gallego has been endorsed by former Mayor of Phoenix Terry Goddard. *Mark Phillips, former Managing Editor and Executive Producer for Sunday Square off at 12News, has joined Daniel Valenzuela’s team as Communications Director. *The Coalition of Greater Scottsdale (COGS) PAC will be holding a silent auction fundraiser next Sunday for their endorsed candidates, … Read More

Guest Editorial: #TheyToo

By Scottsdale Pinetop After learning that new mothers within her community were placing their sleeping infants in boxes and dressers because they could not afford a proper crib, former mayor of Jackson, Michigan Karen Dunigan decided to take action. With all of her involvement in the community, she began making phone calls and requesting donations. Karen’s simple request brought a … Read More

Former PHX Mayor, AZ AG Endorses Kate Gallego

I am proud to announce that I am joining Kate Gallego’s Team as chair of her campaign! As a citizen activist and former Mayor of Phoenix, I am proud of how our City came together to develop a strong economy and build healthy neighborhoods and vibrant communities. We focused on quality growth, public safety, arts and culture and preserving Phoenix’s … Read More

What Happens If Scottsdale’s Proposition 420 Fails?

While Scottsdale’s Proposition 420 is heavily favored to prevail at the polls in November despite a notably dishonest campaign by opponents, it’s fair to ask what happens if it fails? A reminder that Proposition 420 is the noble initiative brought forth by some 37,000 citizens to require public votes on projects like the Desert Discovery Center (DDC) that seek to … Read More