In Mesa, we’ve seen the extraordinary impact that infrastructure investment can have on our local economy. Since the Valley Metro Rail first opened in 2008, the Phoenix Metropolitan area saw over $11 billion in development along the light rail route and the creation of over 50 million square…
Love means you never have to say you’re sorry,” or so Ali MacGraw and Ryan O’Neal told us in the 1970 motion picture, “Love Story.” But over a half century later, the love of money has Hollywood falling all over itself to apologize to Communist China.
Shell games involving subterfuge, confusion, and separating people from their money. That’s exactly what’s happening right now in the City of Mesa – a massive shell game being used to pay for a new $100 million ASU campus at the expense of public safety.
Early in my newspaper career, I worked at a New Jersey tabloid where the publisher was a man of few words, most of them insulting and frequently shouted at top volume. He was easy to make angry and I did so one afternoon upon returning from the scene of a row house fire in Trenton.