Staff Report –
A recap of the top three stories on Arizona Progress & Gazette from the past week.
According to a tweet this week by Scottsdale Progress Editor Wayne Schutsky, Scottsdale Unified School District is in negotiations with Phoenix Rising Football Club to potentially lease the district’s property on 68th Street and Oak Street, which currently houses the old Tonalea school, for a new practice facility. Read full article here.
U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Arizona) is very much indicative of Democrats prospects in 2020 and the fork in the road they face in their bid to beat President Donald Trump and win control of the U.S. Senate. But Sinema has not been vocally anti-Trump and has not embraced the ‘Medicare for all’ progressive agenda. Read full article here.
- Leading Arizona Business owner and Retired Judge Challenge Proposition 208. Lawsuit Insists The Tax Hike Violated the Arizona Constitution on Multiple Fronts
Litigation has been filed challenging the largest income tax hike in Arizona history. The lawsuit was filed by Scottsdale’s Rose Law Group on behalf of Ann Siner, CEO and Founder of My Sister’s Closet, and retired Maricopa County Superior Court Judge John Buttrick. Read full article here.