Police Lives Matter, Too: AZ Police Unions Have Utterly Betrayed Officer Safety

As a former prosecutor, I have a genuine and long-standing concern for the safety of our police on the job. The Law Enforcement Officers and other personnel who make up our police forces deserve every effort by society to ensure their safety while doing a frequently quite dangerous, even lethal, job. That is why I … Read more

Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego calls on Phoenicians to Get Vaccinated

At Ageez Barbershop in Phoenix yesterday (February 5, 2022,) Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego, along with members of the Phoenix Urban League and Omega’s Nursing Association, called on Phoenicians to come out and get vaccinated if they have not done so already. Speaking to the people, Mayor Gallego reminded the people that, thanks to the unanimous approval … Read more

Mayor Kate Gallego and the Phoenix City Council Make Juneteenth a City Holiday

On February 2, 2022, Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego and the Phoenix City Council unanimously approved making Juneteenth (June 19,) a city holiday. Juneteenth is the day in 1865 the last slaves in Galveston Texas received word that they were now free  following the Civil War. Commenting on the vote, Mayor Gallego stated in a press … Read more

Mayor Regina Romero and the Tucson City Council Unanimously Approve Sending Extension of Prop 411 to the People

In what may lead to more improvements in Tucson’s roads and streets, Mayor Regina Romero and the City Council unanimously approved asking residents to vote for an extension of the 2017 Proposition 411, a half cent sales tax that has funded similar infrastructure improvements over the last four and a half years. According to a … Read more