Lake Leads the Field for the AZ Republican Gubernatorial Nomination

Data Orbital is pleased to announce the results of its latest statewide, mixed mode survey of likely Republican primary election voters. The survey was conducted from July 18th to July 20th. The survey tested all Republican candidates whose names will appear on the ballot for Governor in the upcoming August 2nd Republican primary. With mail-in ballots already being returned, Kari Lake shows … Read More

Guest Editorial: Let’s Go Scottsdale

  The election for Scottsdale City Council is underway, and, as a candidate, I am committed to keeping Scottsdale prosperous and one of the lowest-taxed cities in the valley.  I want this for you and for my own family. While collecting signatures to place my name on the ballot, the message I heard from residents became clear.  Voters love the amenities and quality of life … Read More

Paradise Valley’s Former Elected Leaders Agree: Re-Elect Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner

By Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner Dear Fellow Paradise Valley Resident: I’m pleased to have the support of all the past Mayors of Paradise Valley who are active in Town affairs. Today, I am honored to share a recent video in support of my re-election from our dear friends and long-time Paradise Valley residents and public servants, former Paradise Valley Mayor Ed Lowry and former Paradise Valley First Lady Patsy Lowry: In the … Read More

Former Paradise Valley Mayors LeMarr and Parker: Mayor Bien-Willner Deserves Our Thanks — and Another Term

By Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner Dear Friends, I wanted to share with you this guest column in the Town of Paradise Valley Independent written by former mayors Scott LeMarr and Vernon Parker. I’m proud to have their support and appreciate their kind words. By Scott LeMarr and Vernon Parker, former Mayors of Paradise Valley As former mayors of the Town of Paradise Valley, we … Read More

FIGHTING BACK: New Steps Taken to Stop Negative Impacts of Short-Term Rentals

Dear Friends, Last week, the Paradise Valley Town Council took a key step in the fight against the negative impacts of short-term rentals. I wanted to share with you the Town’s press release regarding these important new measures. ———— The Paradise Valley Town Council has unanimously passed a series of amendments to the Town’s code to better protect the health … Read More

Massive Water Rate Increases Avoided for Paradise Valley Customers

Dear Friends, Earlier today, I made final arguments for the Town at the Arizona Corporation Commission hearing on proposed rate increases for EPCOR water customers in Paradise Valley. I am very pleased to report that for the second time during my service as Mayor, the Town has achieved the excellent result of avoiding huge, sudden increases in water rates.  More details to be … Read More