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The conflict in Iraq is all but over. The vast majority of troops are home, and the fighting has died down considerably. However, one man continues to battle, inspired by the war to make changes here at home.
Chandler’s Communications and Public Affairs Director Nachie Marquez was selected as the city’s new assistant city manager.
The City of Phoenix was awarded a SAFER grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for $8 million. SAFER grants assist with personnel costs.
Rejecting last minute pleas from supporters, Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed late Wednesday controversial legislation billed as protecting religious freedom.
Ed Zuercherr on Wednesday unanimously was selected as Phoenix’s next city manager but the next step will be somewhat controversial, councilman Sal DiCiccio said on Thursday.
Saying the legislation would be “unbelievably damaging” to the state, the head of a major economic development group is urging Gov. Jan Brewer to veto legislation expanding the ability of businesses to use their religion to deny services.
After conducting interviews with eight candidates on Feb. 10, the Phoenix mayor and City Council announced the following individuals as finalists for city manager: Milton Dohoney, Jr. from Cincinnati; Rick Naimark from Phoenix; Deanna Santana from Oakland, Calif.; Ed Zuercher from Phoenix.
The public is now able to easily access documents that show how their tax dollars are being spent on city programs with the online open checkbook the city of Phoenix made available on its website in December.
The City of Phoenix may face a $26 to $52 million deficit in next year’s budget according to early projections, but city council members are urging city staff to find a way to make up the difference.
State lawmakers sent a warning Monday to local officials: Do anything to help the federal government enforce its guns laws and find yourself out on the street.
The public will have their comments heard live on television at the beginning of the formal council meetings from now on, thanks to a citizen petition that was passed unanimously by council members.
Following a court order regarding police union release time the city of Phoenix administration has decided to ban all unions from using taxpayer funded release time.
The city of Phoenix has collected more than 13,000 ideas and comments on how to draft the new 10-year general plan and what should go into it.
As the news broke that the budget for the city of Phoenix would not be as large as officials had hoped, citizens gathered Tuesday morning at a “Coffee with the Mayor” event at The Farm at South Mountain near 32nd Street and Southern Avenue to express their concerns and ask questions of Mayor Greg Stanton and District 8 Councilwoman Kate Gallego.
Technology is the only way to move the city of Phoenix forward, according to City Councilmen Michael Nowakowski and Sal DiCiccio and together with former Mayor Phil Gordon they’re calling for Phoenix to embrace that.
Phoenix is at a crossroads. The last few years our city made significant “big decisions” securing financial security. We are now entering a period where “big ideas” need to take hold. Ideas that move our city ahead of our competitors in this new global economy.
Phoenix has big plans when it comes to sustainability.
Four Phoenix City Council members took an oath on Thursday to serve to the best of their ability, which for District 6 City Councilman Sal DiCiccio of Ahwatukee means keeping a laser focus on streamlining operations at the city to make it sustainable and viable at a global level.
Ahwatukee Foothills could see some major changes in 2014.
Expect to see me and people from my office showing up at businesses in and around Ahwatukee starting January.
This year was a year of big headlines in Ahwatukee Foothills.
The City of Phoenix’s bond rating was reduced last week from AAA to AA+ with a stable outlook.
As of Thursday, all previously identified chronically homeless veterans are under a roof, Mayor Greg Stanton, the City Council and Project H3 Vets announced.
The city of Phoenix passed a somewhat controversial new ordinance Wednesday that bans all pet stores in the city of Phoenix from selling animals from inhumane sources.
City of Phoenix residents will see no water or sewer rate increases for the second year in a row in 2014.