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Digital Cities 2019 revealed, and Arizona cities are winners

Posted by   /  November 17, 2019  /  Technology  /  No Comments

By Patrick Groves, Government Technology | Governing The winners of this year’s Digital Cities Survey from the Center for Digital Government are those making smart investments in technologies from infrastructure and citizen engagement to data storage and cybersecurity. The IT leaders and elected officials of these top cities have braced themselves for the next decade […]

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Government agendas for week of Jan. 21 – 25, 2019

Posted by   /  January 18, 2019  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Cities and Towns: 1/22 Avondale City Council Meeting 1/22 Casa Grande City Council Meeting 1/24 Chandler City Council Meeting 1/22 Florence Town Council Special Meeting 1/22 Gilbert Special Meeting 1/22 Glendale City Council Meeting 1/24 Paradise Valley Town Council Meeting 1/22 Paradise Valley P&Z Meeting 1/23 City of Phoenix Formal Meeting 1/23 City of Scottsdale […]

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Just how politically engaged is Arizona?

Posted by   /  October 19, 2018  /  2018 Elections  /  No Comments

By Adam McCann | WalletHub Civic participation is a key ingredient of a well-functioning democracy, and voter turnout is one measure of the public’s trust in government. But there’s evidence to suggest a growing lack of political engagement among Americans. Presidential elections tend to get citizens more energized than midterms. In 2016, a record 137.5 […]

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[COLUMN] What a government shutdown means for housing

Posted by   /  January 22, 2018  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Impact on FHA, VA, Fannie, Freddie, CFPB By Ben Lane | Housingwire Monday Morning Cup of Coffee takes a look at news coming across HousingWire’s weekend desk, with more coverage to come on larger issues. Well, in case you didn’t hear it over the weekend (and if you didn’t, good for you for being able to fully […]

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Government agenda links for the week of August 28 – September 1, 2017

Posted by   /  August 25, 2017  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Cities and Towns: 8/30 City of Phoenix Formal Council Meeting 8/28 City of Avondale Special Council Meeting 8/29 Town of Carefree Executive Session Council 8/28 Town of Cave Creek Council Meeting 8/28 City of Coolidge 8/28 City of Eloy Council Meeting 8/29 Flagstaff City Council Work Session 8/28 Goodyear City Council Work Session 8/28 Goodyear […]

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The Enduring Myth That Government Should Be Run Like a Business

Posted by   /  December 15, 2016  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

The election of Donald Trump should remind us — again — of the vast difference between managing a company and running a government. By Philip Joyce | Governing There were many and varied reasons behind the election of Donald Trump as president, but certainly one argument, heard time and again, contributed to his appeal: that the […]

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35 years in the making – Parks Director Jeff Bell leaves legacy

Posted by   /  April 27, 2016  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

(Editor’s note: News releases are published unedited, unless they contain factual errors.) APACHE JUNCTION – There wasn’t a blade of grass in the name of Apache Junction Parks and Recreation, let alone a ball court or a piece of playground equipment. The city itself was still in its infancy – just a few employees, some […]

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New budget would spend hundreds of millions from state surplus

Posted by   /  April 27, 2016  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Ben Giles | Arizona Capitol Times The budget proposed by GOP leadership in the House and Senate dips into a massive budget surplus to make hundreds of millions of dollars in one-time expenses and millions in tax cuts, but makes few commitments to ongoing spending. The $9.58 billion spending plan includes $469 million in […]

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[OP-ED] Phoenix leaders pushing $37M property tax increase

Posted by   /  April 26, 2016  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Sal DiCiccio | Paradise Valley Independent (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussions purposes only.) Phoenix politicians are pushing a $37 million property tax increase. This is right after they pushed a transit tax of $31.5 billion, a water tax increase of $15.3 million that went for pay raises and bonuses, and an […]

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No regrets expressed by officials in dismissed freeway case; Rose Law Group Partner Kaine Fisher expects large settlement

Posted by   /  April 26, 2016  /  Courts/Law, Government and Politics, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

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