Bar Money Buys Councilmembers and the Mayor

In an ASU Cronkite News story that just aired, student reporter Bill Melugin looks at the how the liquor industry has populated the Scottsdale City Council with bar-friendly, resident antagonists like mayor Jim Lane and incumbent Councilwoman Suzanne Klapp. Clearly Eric Luoma is on this gravy train, having benefited from bar-hosted fundraisers and contributions.

Make sure you vote accordingly.

Here’s the video, with the Scottsdale bar segment beginning at about 15:30. It contains a great quote by Scottsdale resident and political/economic commentator Mark Stuart.

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