The Demise of Retail Politics

Last night there were a series of G.A.I.N. parties in Scottsdale neighborhoods. G.A.I.N. stands for Getting Arizona Involved in Neighborhoods. The aim of the program is to unite neighbors and communities to create safer neighborhoods. These parties have also traditionally been an opportunity for elected officials and senior city staff to connect with folks who […]

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Overzealous

The word of the night at this week’s City Council Meeting was “overzealous.” Mayor Jim Lane used it to describe me and other Scottsdale Airport advocates who spoke out against three proposed high-rise apartment projects in the Scottsdale Airpark seeking approval from the City Council. But when it comes to protecting airports—and the taxpayers’ investment […]

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