The Truth About ‘Road Diets’

By Scottsdale City Councilmember Tom Durham What’s the truth about “road diets?” It’s really pretty simple. The current City Council has approved one – and only one – road diet. The residents asked for something to be done about the dangerous conditions on 68th Street. 68th Street is mostly two lanes, but it expanded to four as it went north. … Read More

AZ General Election Poll: Democrats Hold Slight Edge

With six months to go until Election Day 2024, Democrats hold a slight edge over Republicans in the State.For President, the Democratic incumbent President Joe Biden leads Republican former president Donald Trump by a slim 38.8% to 38.1% margin. Independent Robert F Kennedy Jr. has 13.5% support. 8.1% reported as being undecided. In the US Senate race, presumptive Republican nominee … Read More

Early Fundraising Results are In: Gallego Strongly Outpacing Lake

Here are the Arizona Progress and Gazette, we love to cover the weird world that is Arizona politics. Not many states are pure swing states, which brings with it an incredible amount of attention. And perhaps no race other than the Presidential race will be more watched than the specter of a three-person cage match to represent Arizona in the … Read More

Connect Maricopa Committee Launches in Support of Prop 400 Extension

Connect Maricopa, the official campaign in support of the Proposition 400 renewal, formally launched today with a coalition of business, community, and public sector leaders advocating for the extension of the transportation funding measure. The effort is led by Pam Kehaly, CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona; Mesa Mayor John Giles; Maricopa County Supervisor Jack Sellers; Mike Hoover, CEO of Sundt … Read More

Political Party Reorg Time: Newly Electeds are Tipping Scales in the Race to be the Next AZ Dem Chair

By Alexander Lomax Now that midterm elections are out of the way, next comes the tradition of political parties having their “reorganization” meetings. What this entails is all of the dedicated party apparatchiks coming together to vote on who should be in their party’s leadership. At the county level, Precinct Committeepeople (PCs) come together to vote on county party leadership. … Read More

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