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Tempe Inter-Department Mail, 200 feet Away

Recently a Tempe resident needed to drop off some paperwork at the Tempe Historical Museum in the library complex at the corner of Southern and Rural Road.  When she arrived, the museum was closed.  She walked to the Edna Vihel center, about 200 feet away.  She asked an employee in the Vihel Center if she […]

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Tempe Safety or Plastic Bags

There are dozens of issues citizens hold their government officials accountable for.  On the local level we expect safe neighborhoods, a quick response from first responders, successful schools, properly maintained streets, clean water, and regular garbage pickup.  These are tall tasks, but they are what is expected when electing city council members. In Tempe, we […]

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Is Tempe Playing with Our Tax Revenue at the Expense of Schools?

Thanks to the Arizona Daily Independent for its research into some possible improprieties with Tempe’s tax revenue.  Ironically, the Tempe City Council and Mayor Mark Mitchell, the same Council that says it promotes education by cramming “free” preschool down our throats, may be depriving schools of some of its income via taxes.  No problem, state taxpayers […]

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