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Return trusted, experienced leader to Council
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Return trusted, experienced leader to Council

August 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Matt Orlando   I’ve lived in Chandler for 35 years with my wife, Pat, and we started our family here after I left active duty from the Air Force. My children were raised here and attended the Chandler Public Schools,...
Prod Congress to protect our national resources
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Prod Congress to protect our national resources

August 6th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jack Carson   As a veteran of the Marine Corps, it’s been my honor to defend America’s values and liberties. However, you can’t seriously talk about defending American values and liberties without defending the land...
I will strive to serve as a representative for all
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I will strive to serve as a representative for all

August 6th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Aaron Harris Sr.   Chandler businesses and residents can expect a councilman who is more concerned with the work this position entails and not the title or prestige that is often associated with. Many negative perceptions...
I want to continue our successes of last 4 years
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I want to continue our successes of last 4 years

August 6th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Rene Lopez   I am a third-generation Arizona native and Navy veteran, born and raised in Mesa. As the son of a heavy mechanic welder and a working homemaker, I graduated from Dobson High, attended MCC and went graduated...
I support our public safety professionals
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I support our public safety professionals

August 6th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Terry Roe   I have spent the past three and a half years serving as a Chandler city council member. I consider it a great honor, and I look forward to serving a second and final term. So, what’s best for Chandler? First...
Chandler is a premier model for fiscal management
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Chandler is a premier model for fiscal management

August 6th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By MATT EBERLE Chandler is in an elite class of cities across the nation that has the coveted AAA rating by the big three bond rating agencies; Standard and Poor’s, Moody’s and Fitch. Having strong fiscal management insures...
Background, experience give me a unique understanding
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Background, experience give me a unique understanding

August 6th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By DR. WILLIAM CRAWFORD As a 20-year resident of Chandler with 47 years of leadership and service in higher education and law enforcement, my background and experience give me a unique understanding of the issues facing Chandler....
Downtown Chandler’s future growth looks bright
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Downtown Chandler’s future growth looks bright

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By mayor jay tibshraeny Contributor Downtowns can define cities. While neighborhoods and employment corridors strongly add to a city’s success, city centers are often what create a city’s character – good or bad. I recently...
Diverse array applied for vacant Council seat
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Diverse array applied for vacant Council seat

July 10th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor Competition was tough for the candidates vying for the empty City Council seat held by Nora Ellen. The Council last month reviewed 36 candidates’ applications for the seat Ellen had held before...
County will make community stronger and spend less money
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County will make community stronger and spend less money

July 10th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By DENNY BARNEY Guest Writer As a business owner, I have a lot of practice in making the most of finite resources. It might sound nice to spend however much I want on whatever I want whenever I want it, but that’s a recipe for...