In his quest to reform city government and fundamentally change the way business is done at City Hall, Wes Gullett has won the endorsement of the nation's leading reformer - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
"I have been working to reform New Jersey. I know that Wes Gullett has a reform plan for Phoenix that will bring important changes to city government to jump start economic growth," Christie said. "Reform does not come easy. Entrenched interests will fight hard against reform..."
• Briefs compiled from staff and wire reports.