Guest Editorial: Milhaven Endorsed by Scottsdale Association of Realtors

The Scottsdale Association of Realtors endorses me for Mayor.  I am grateful, honored and inspired by their confidence in me. For many of us, our homes are our most important investment.  Our home values and the vibrancy of the real estate market are directly affected by the quality of our neighborhoods and our community.   As Mayor, I will continue … Read More

Scottsdale Politics: How is the Mayoral Race Looking?

This year’s Scottsdale mayoral race won’t be anywhere near as wild as it was in 2020. Back then there were five competitors, including five current and past city councilmembers, vying for an open seat. This year it is much more tame, with an incumbent running against two former councilmembers. As is often the case in politics, the campaign finance reports … Read More

Jan Dubauskas Endorsed by Kathy Littlefield and Barry Graham

Jan Dubauskas, candidate for Scottsdale City Council, is honored to announce endorsements from Councilwoman Kathy Littlefield and Councilman Barry Graham. The endorsements were first announced at an event for Dubauskas on March 21st. Councilwoman Littlefield says she is “confident that Jan will join me on the Council as a clear voice for the residents of Scottsdale. She has a track … Read More

The 2024 Scottsdale State of the City Address: What You Should Expect

This Wednesday, Scottsdale Mayor Dave Ortega will be leading the 2024 iteration of the Scottsdale State of the City address. Like most State of the Union or State of the State addresses, they often follow the same general template: they are designed to tout the administration’s successes of the past year and tip the administration’s hand for the future, a … Read More

Guest Editorial: Milhaven Announcing Run for Mayor of Scottsdale

By Linda Milhaven I am honored to announce my candidacy for Mayor of the City of Scottsdale. Scottsdale is one of the best cities in the world, and I am proud to have played a part in helping make this such a wonderful community. I look forward to continuing to protect and preserve what makes Scottsdale great while planning for … Read More

Speakers’ Corner: Councilwoman Tammy Caputi

Scottsdale Councilwoman Tammy Caputi began her first term on the Scottsdale City Council in January 2021 and is currently seeking a second term. Caputi has lived and worked in Scottsdale for almost 25 years, and is the president and owner of Yale Electric West, Inc, a Scottsdale company.  She’s been married for over 20 years and has 3 daughters who … Read More

Scottsdale Mayor David D. Ortega Files for Second Term

Editor’s note: this is the press release sent out by the Ortega campaign this morning The Right Mayor at the Right Time for Scottsdale Scottsdale Mayor David Ortega files to run for a second term. Under his leadership, Scottsdale’s reputation as a beautiful, safe, clean and health-driven, world- class community has been strengthened.  Mayor Ortega focuses on supporting public safety, … Read More

Councilwoman Betty Janik Announces She Will Not Run for Re-election

Dear Scottsdale Resident, I will not be running for a second term on Scottsdale City Council. Time waits for no one.  At this stage in my life, I want to spend more time with family and friends.  I also believe it is time for older baby boomers, such as myself, to yield governance to younger people.  Future development, sustainability, and … Read More

Speakers’ Corner: Bob Littlefield

Editor’s note: This is a place where free speech and public debate are welcomed and encouraged. The Speakers’ Corner originated in the mid-19th century at London’s Hyde Park. The concept spread worldwide both physically and now virtually. Here at the Arizona Progress & Gazette, we are presenting this platform in the form of question-and-answer style interviews with people who have … Read More

Looking Forward: The Scottsdale Mayoral Race

Next year will present many interesting electoral races; along with a Presidential race, Arizona will showcase what is likely to be one of the most interesting Senate races in the country, as well as all of the countywide races. But there will also be a host of local races, and for those of us in Scottsdale, the headline municipal race … Read More