Promises

Someone recently dug out and emailed me one of Jim Lane’s 2008 campaign mailers. Here’s what it says: Ten Reasons to Vote for Jim Lane: More openness at City Hall. Fewer secret meetings and behind-closed-door decision-making. Better protection of taxpayers’ money. No more Toll Brothers or Hualapai or other mistakes that have cost us so […]

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Revolution?

AZCentral published an article yesterday headlined “Korte leads Scottsdale council hopefuls in fundraising.” One of the comments posted at the end of the article said, “Looks like the Korte Campaign’s positive messages are resonating.” Now, I don’t know if that comment was intended to be facetious or serious, but it prompted me to post this […]

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Voice of Scottsdale

This week’s “Alert” from the Voice of Scottsdale blog offers perspective on Tuesday night’s city council discussion about next steps in the process of updating Scottsdale’s General Plan: New Mayoral Candidate Already Intimidating Incumbent. The suspense is over.  At least for those who believed Councilman Bob Littlefield ever really intended to challenge incumbent Jim Lane […]

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Late Start

Nominating signature petitions are due May 31. That leaves a little less than 7 weeks remaining to collect them. Petitions are circulating now, and I’ll soon be posting events where you can sign. Better late than never, but it will be some work to get done and get on the ballot!

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