Stanton sworn in as Phoenix's new mayor - Ahwatukee Foothills News: Valley And State

Stanton sworn in as Phoenix's new mayor

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Tuesday, January 3, 2012 12:15 pm

PHOENIX — Greg Stanton has taken the oath of office as mayor of Phoenix. Stanton was inaugurated Tuesday in downtown Phoenix as the city's 52nd mayor.

Stanton is a Democrat who worked previously as a City Council member and for the Arizona attorney general's office.

Stanton breezed past Republican Wes Gullett in November's general election runoff.

During his inauguration speech, Stanton pledged to establish a major bioscience center in north Phoenix involving the Mayo Clinic, Arizona State University and the private sector.

While running for mayor, Stanton said he would work to diversify the city's economy, improve funding for early childhood education and make after-school programs based more on academics.

© 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

More about

  • Discuss

Jordan Burroughs at ASU

Olympic Gold Medalist Jordan Burroughs finishes up a days work out after a U.S. World Team tra...

Facebook

ahwatukee.com on Facebook

Twitter

ahwatukee.com on Twitter

RSS

Subscribe to ahwatukee.com via RSS

RSS Feeds

Spacer4px

Jordan Burroughs at ASU

Olympic Gold Medalist Jordan Burroughs finishes up a days work out after a U.S. World Team tra...

Sonoran Science Academy Ahwatukee - 2014 Kinder Graduation
'Irreplaceable' Trailer

"Irreplaceable," explores the question "what is family?"