A Busy First Ten Days of March for Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego

The Mayor of the fifth largest city in the country has had a busy first ten days in March meeting with important members of the Phoenix Community and advancing causes that will move the local area forward.

On March 1, Mayor Kate Gallego and City Council passed an ordinance designed to prevent income discrimination against renters. She also swore in members to the Vision Zero Advisory Committee, a group that will work on helping make roads and crosswalks safer.

Later in the week, Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes gave her approval to the income ordinance in both Phoenix and Tucson.

The Mayor then celebrated Reading Across America Day by attending class at Mountain View Elementary School on March 2, 2023.

Later that day, Mayor Gallego joined other local leaders from the Arizona League to discuss vital issues with Governor Katie Hobbs.

On March 3, she participated in a discussion with Climate Mayors and the Department of Transportation on how to move forward on clean sustainable solutions for local areas across the country.

On March 8, 2023, the Mayor greeted returning local residents at Sky Harbor Airport who had been training in Taiwan for their positions at the currently being constructed Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) in Phoenix.

Later that day, she celebrated International Woman’s Day by recognizing that the Phoenix City Council has a majority-female membership.

Yesterday (March 9, 2023,) the Mayor visited the Phoenix Fire Department Community Assistance Program hiring event and encouraged local residents to consider applying for positions there.