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There are 14,000+ children in Arizona’s foster care system. So many little ones and young souls who are in need of a safe place to land, searching for their forever homes. It is not an easy … more
This Tuesday, the City Council will vote on a substantial up-zoning request in Scottsdale’s remote and rural area near Rio Verde. The eastern portion of the Dynamite-Rio Verde corridor is … more
Scottsdale is the only U.S. city in the running to host the International Federation for Equestrian Sports World Championships in 2022. That is not by … more
A number of Scottsdale citizens have asked me about the Southbridge II redevelopment project that is now the subject of a referendum. This referendum seeks to reverse the council’s approval … more
This is a quote from Noah Ehlert, and the inspiration for his Discover Your Path tour, a cross country bike trip from California to Florida to raise awareness of the issues faced by youth in foster … more
I recently shared my opinion that Bob and Kathy Littlefield should not be on the Scottsdale City Council together. Kathy is on the council. Her husband, Bob, really wants to be mayor, and he is … more
When my two sons were small boys (they are now in their 40’s) my wife and I often took them to McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park. The train ride along with the carousel was often the … more
Hello. My name is Kevin Maxwell and it is my intention to run for Scottsdale City Council. Some see Scottsdale as two distinctive cities. The north and south Scottsdale. To me, it’s one … more
Gov. Doug Ducey flanked by Sen. Kate Brophy McGee and AHA Pres. Janice Miano with members of the AHA Board at SB 1241 signing. (Submitted photo) … more
The Scottsdale City Council is running out of time to address the severe economic impact we are witnessing now in our city revenues. Each day we do not recognize and act on the dramatic drop in … more
 Very few people “don’t” know how disgusted I am with our City Council’s way of handling growth. Developers are not held to the tenants of sound responsible high density urban … more
I am voting yes for Questions 1, 2 and 3. I am so pleased with the inclusive process that led to the final list of projects. … more
I’ve had the privilege to be one of the founding board members of Business United for Scottsdale Schools (BUSS), and now proudly serve as the president. As a native of Scottsdale and … more
Since I announced my candidacy for Scottsdale mayor I have received a lot of support and encouragement. I have also received questions about my record when I was on City Council and about my … more
The Scottsdale ethics code has been in the news lately, largely due to the ethics complaint filed against Councilmember Guy Phillips. On May 5, 2020 a panel of three independent judges (the … more
Global education provider General Assembly announced, today, its regional expansion to provide individuals and organizations with necessary digital skills for 21st Century workforce success. … more
We have mailed in our SUSD override ballots and we both enthusiastically voted yes. We hope you do too. Arizona public education is underfunded. Our children have never known a fully funded … more
A message to all #Arizona business owners, city officials and state leadership: This is especially for the leaders of the City of #Scottsdale, a city that has more restaurants and public venues in … more
This week, the City Council approved a tentative budget with requested changes. Far from boring, a city budget spells out its priorities in black and white. Budget priorities always matter but in … more
There is a trend of rumbling popping mufflers rolling around town. I know a lot about it. My son has his car tuned to shift out loud. I might even add a pop to mine.Teenagers always need share of … more
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