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Ask the candidate: What will become of Old Town Scottsdale?

In the third installment of the question-and-answer series provided by Independent Newsmedia, those running for Scottsdale City …

Future of Old Town Scottsdale rests in ballot box result, mayoral candidates contend

Local voters will see a ballot of five candidates who have emerged in pursuit of becoming the next figurehead of the City of …

An Independent snapshot of Scottsdale school board candidates

While the municipalities of Scottsdale and Paradise Valley have primary council elections coming up this August, the school board that …
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Phoenix finds NoDDC in violation of campaign finance disclosure requirements

Phoenix City Attorney Cris Meyer has found both the NoDDC political action committee and its agents --- in particular Scottsdale …
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Scottsdale City Council candidates define political spark to seek elected office

Scottsdale City Council candidates are citing their personal catalysts for seeking and elected position and outlining their goals to …
ARIZONA POLITICS

Arizona Secretary of State not opposed to online signatures

PHOENIX — The state’s chief elections officer said she won’t oppose legal efforts to allow initiative drives to gather the remaining signatures they need online.

Phoenix metropolitan medical marijuana dispensaries brace for 2020 ballot initiative result

If there’s going to be an initiative to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, it may as well have 420,000 signatures to get it on the ballot.

Scottsdale mayoral candidates talk LGBTQ equality, the Black Lives Matter movement and police oversight

Scottsdale voters will see a slate of five hopefuls in pursuit of becoming the next figurehead of “The West’s Most Western Town” on its upcoming ballot. The City of Scottsdale …
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Crawford: Political shenanigans, misstatements of facts

I would like to set the record straight and defend myself and others against recent accusations and inferences made regarding …
Denny Brown

Brown: John Little is the right leader for Scottsdale

John Little is the right leader for right now. Governing requires understanding the responsibilities of all city departments …

Little: My commitment to education and the city

Dear Scottsdale educators and education advocates, There are many reasons to love Scottsdale. At the top of this list is our …

Caputi: Scottsdale needs to reach higher

The recent protests about systemic racism have brought national awareness and engagement to the issues of justice and equality for …

Andres-Schneider: Korte’s vision, leadership elevate Scottsdale community

Amidst the turmoil and divisiveness that have plagued the first half of 2020, we have an opportunity to set a positive path for …
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