Special Feature: Most Read Stories From This Week

Staff Report –

A recap of the top three stories on Arizona Progress & Gazette from the past week. 

  1. Disqualifying David Ortega For Mayor

Now a candidate for Mayor in 2020, former Councilman and current landlord lobbyist David Ortega proclaims his regard for the Preserve, clearly one of Scottsdale’s greatest achievements. Yet, who led the opposition to the Preserve in that critical, landmark vote in 2004?  David Ortega. Read full story here.

2. Well This Would Shake Up Scottsdale’s 2020 City Council Races 

For some time the belief in Scottsdale political circles was that if you ever wanted to be on City Council, 2020 was the time to run. We’re not sure the last time Scottsdale had three open council seats but the prospect in 2020 was the reason the potential field is nearly as large as that seeking the Democratic nomination for President.  Read full story here.

3. Gloves Are Off In Scottsdale

With early voting starting in about three weeks for Arizona’s August 4th primary it’s about that time when the attacks start flying.  And, Scottsdale is no exception. Read full story here.