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The fastest-growing part of the nation’s fastest-growing county is getting some love from Maricopa County. The county’s proposed fiscal year 2020 budget includes a number of wins for the West Valley, including big investments in our regional parks.  Here are the highlights:

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As the 2020 presidential election cycle begins to gear up, it’s predictable that there would be a spate of “free programs” being advanced by a number of the Democratic candidates. And it’s equally unsurprising that their solution to pay for them is taxing the “ultra-wealthy,” a wonderfully p…

Whenever people find out I am the executive director of Leadership West and a member of the Buckeye City Council, they tend to question my sanity. That is, with our country divided and a perception of a lack of civic engagement and leadership locally, they believe one person cannot make a di…