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

Don Cogman Supports Dan Schweiker’s Run for City Council

By: Don Cogman Dan Schweiker is a small businessman having founded and owned China Mist Tea Company for over thirty years.  He is well known in the local business community for his charitable work, integrity and entrepreneurship. Not only has he been involved in numerous local charities, business and artistic organizations, he has served twice on the Paradise Valley City … Read More

Vote NO on Prop 205

By: Doug Ducey This election, there will be many important issues and initiatives that you will be asked to consider. But perhaps the most important vote you will cast this November will be on Proposition 205, the initiative to legalize marijuana. Even The Arizona Republic agrees: Prop 205 is the wrong way to go. The marijuana advocates have run their … Read More

Ken Bennett Announces Graham County Endorsements

By: Ken Bennett for Congress Maricopa, AZ – Arizona businessman and former Secretary of State Ken Bennett proudly announced today the endorsement of Graham County elected officials supporting his campaign to represent Arizona’s 1st Congressional District. County Supervisors Jim Palmer, Drew John, and Danny Smith, Safford Mayor Chris Gibbs, Thatcher Mayor Bob Rivera, Pima Councilman C.B. Fletcher, and Graham Community … Read More