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

Some History of the Desert EDGE

By Scottsdale City Councilman David Smith Dear Friends… During the recent Council work study session on the Desert EDGE project, I summarized the history of events that has led to locating a Discovery Center in the preserve, at the Gateway on Thompson Peak Parkway. A few listeners asked me to share that chronology. It’s a long history, so hold your … Read More

Secretary Reagan unveils new real-time voter registration information tool +++ Political committees have filed with the AZSOS

PHOENIX – A brand new tool for monitoring the number of Arizona voters in real-time has been released by Secretary of State Michele Reagan.  The Voter Stats Dashboard displays registration data allowing users to observe trends by party and county from 2007 to the most recent report. The innovative tool aggregates statistical and demographic data of Arizona’s registered voters by … Read More

To the Arizona Worker

By Steve Farley for Governor When we think of the labor movement in Arizona, we are reminded of notable pieces of our past and present. From the Old Dominion miners in Globe who striked against wage decreases in 1896, to the ironworkers who helped build skyscrapers like Chase Tower in Phoenix – unions have always played a role in everyday … Read More

No DDC Releases Survey Results

From No DDC FINAL SURVEY RESULTS — THANK YOU, SCOTTSDALE. 9,000 of you saw it including 4,000 who saw the Survey on NoDDC and 5,000 who saw the promoted ad. We promoted the survey to all 140,000 Facebook users in Scottsdale to try to get an unbiased and representative sample of voters. Of those who opened the Survey over 84% … Read More

Together we can make our great city even better.

By Scottsdale Councilmember Virginia Korte Last week we took the first significant step in solving our city’s infrastructure issues. Mayor Lane appointed me and Councilmembers Guy Phillips and David Smith to a new Council Capital Improvement Project Subcommittee.  The three us will be officially confirmed at the Council meeting on Tuesday, February 21st. Recently, the city staff presented more than … Read More

Desert Discovery Center Community Workshop

By: Virginia Korte The city of Scottsdale and our nonprofit partner, Desert Discovery Center Scottsdale, Inc., invite you to a public workshop regarding the proposed concept for the Desert Discovery Center. Please join us as we introduce you to our experience designer – Thinc Design – and architect – Swaback Partners. They will be leading you through a workshop that … Read More

Rally with Donald J Trump, Jr. in Gilbert, Friday at 10:45 am

  The people of Arizona face a critical decision this year: continue with the failed policies of corrupt career Washington politicians or support common sense solutions that will make America great again. Mr. Trump has tapped into the frustration that many voters feel across the state and our nation. We’re excited to hear Donald Trump Jr. speak as we work … Read More