Say Yes to Phoenix: My Closing Statement

Kevin PattersonCampaign Updates, Issues Comments

I want to start this final blog post by saying a deep and sincere thank you, to everyone who has been on this incredible journey with us from the beginning. Our grassroots campaign has truly demonstrated the power of the community coming together in unity and purpose to realign with what’s been missing in our district: our voice, respect, and … Read More

Say Yes to Strong Education

Kevin PattersonCampaign Updates, Issues Comments

Strong public education that serves a diverse set of students has always been the foundation of our communities and country. I am not afraid to take a stand for our teachers and students by saying that the voucher expansion bill, passed by our State Legislature this past year was a horrible idea. I am thrilled to see it go away, … Read More

Say Yes to Accessibility

Kevin PattersonCampaign Updates, Issues Comments

Under the leadership of Mayor Greg Stanton, Phoenix has become one of the most accessible cities in the country. From innovative disability signs to accessible transportation to and from Sky Harbor airport and wheelchair accessible recreation, our city’s leaders have proven they understand accessibility goes beyond ADA compliance. As your city councilman, I will continue to work with the Mayor’s … Read More

Request a yard sign today

Kevin PattersonCampaign Updates

This election is coming down to the last few weeks and it’s gonna be a close one! Our neighborhoods have had a stunning lack of leadership for years. It hurts our ability to build a community and that’s why we need to continue the fight for the change we started months ago. Our path to victory is simple, get out … Read More

No tax increases for working families and small business

Kevin PattersonMy Plan for Phoenix Comments

No tax increases for working families and small business

Taxes in the City of Phoenix have become a burden on working class families and small businesses in our District. While ensuring that we have a solid revenue stream to support efficient and cost-effective City services is important, we shouldn’t prioritize government spending over the concerns of our constituents. The City of Phoenix is facing a budget deficit in 2018 … Read More

Fight developers who tear up neighborhoods

Kevin PattersonMy Plan for Phoenix Comments

Fight developers who tear up neighborhoods

For years, District 6 neighbors have been intimidated by aggressive developers who rip through family communities and negatively impact the character, integrity, and prestige our neighborhoods. When this happens, our home values decline, unwanted traffic increases, and disproportionate construction sites create blights on our streets. This must change. I commit to fighting back against developers who attempt to aggressively buy … Read More

Reduce response times for police and fire

Kevin PattersonMy Plan for Phoenix Comments

Reduce response times for police and fire

Our public employees are at the front of lines of keeping our neighborhoods and homes safe, but with 222 people moving into our City a day, our resources and personnel have become strained. In speaking with our police and fire, the issues seem twofold: Personnel. Recession era cuts to police, fire, and other emergency responders pushed our people over the … Read More

Treat workers with dignity and respect

Kevin PattersonMy Plan for Phoenix Comments

Treat workers with dignity and respect

When you walk into your workplace, you expect to be treated with dignity and respect, and given constructive, not disparaging criticism, for mistakes. I will use the skills I have learned in my career to build an organizational management style that ensures people valued and appreciated, not just because it is the right thing to do, but knowing that our … Read More