Say Yes to Good Jobs

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Growth is a priority for the city of Phoenix, like every city, but the needs and opportunities for growth in Phoenix are unique and must be handled responsibly. One of the core ways we can grow our economy for the benefit of those living here is to retain more of our college graduates. Phoenix and the areas around it have … Read More

Say Yes To Sustainable Investment

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There are all kinds of economic development, and while growth is good, responsible growth is better. As a city, Phoenix can pursue lasting, sustainable investment, or it can pursue short bursts of growth. We believe that Phoenix should say yes to the kinds of long-term, responsible growth that will keep our city competitive for years to come. So what does … Read More

Say Yes to Safe Cities

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The primary responsibility of a city is to protect its citizens. Without a reasonable expectation of safety, there is not much reason to live in a city. Despite this, city councils are often hesitant to do what it takes to enable safe streets and healthy communities. In the aftermath of the great recession, the city put a hiring freeze on … Read More

Say Yes to Real Leadership: Save The Lakes

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I grew up in Ahwatukee. I graduated from Desert Vista. I know what Ahwatukee has to offer and what a wonderful, unique place it is to live. That is why I’m so frustrated when I see developers backtrack on promises made to homeowners and distract them with bad information. My parents knew when we moved to Ahwatukee that an executive … Read More

Statement on Healthcare and Congress

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Today, Senate Republicans released an out of touch, draconian, alarming health care proposal that threatens the progress we’ve made in providing affordable healthcare for record numbers of community members. It drives up costs, reduces benefits, and leaves our most vulnerable populations out to dry. That is not the America I believe in and it goes against my values as a … Read More

Say Yes to Real Leadership: The Loop 202 Expansion

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Our team has been knocking on doors all over Ahwatukee and we’ve heard about the 202 expansion every day. The expansion evokes strong reactions from all sides of the debate and as someone who prides themselves as an active listener and consensus builder, I admit this is a difficult issue. For a decade, Ahwatukee residents have passionately fought the highway … Read More

Say Yes to Responsible Growth

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Say Yes to Responsible Growth

We are so excited to share some of the policy issues we will be talking about during this campaign. Away from all of the politics, campaigns have to remember that they are about creating a vision for public policy that best serves the community. One of the major issues we are talking about in this race is responsible growth & … Read More

Say Yes to Cost Effective Housing

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Say Yes to Cost Effective Housing

One of the pillars of the American Dream has always been the ability for a family to find and own a home, placing real roots in their community. My Husband David & I were able to do this in North Central Phoenix, and it has been one of the greatest investments we have made. The Phoenix City Council is responsible … Read More

Saying Yes to a Vibrant Phoenix

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Hi Team, I have heard lots of our communities about the loss of trees. Phoenix is as beautiful and walkable as it is because of our trees. Communities want to be able to walk the streets downtown and see vibrant life when they drive. The trees we have are not just important because they save money, but because a vibrant, … Read More