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No Libertarian allowed to run for governor this year
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No Libertarian allowed to run for governor this year

September 24th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services For the first time in more than two decades, Arizonans won’t have the option to vote for a Libertarian Party candidate for governor. And that’s exactly the way Republican lawmakers...
No matter how you vote, always vote for the children
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No matter how you vote, always vote for the children

September 23rd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By O. Robin Sweet, Guest Writer In November, Arizona voters will decide whether expanding the state’s Empowerment Scholarship Account program makes sense. It was originally started to help the parents of disabled children,...
Orlando returning to Chandler City Council for third new tour of duty
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Orlando returning to Chandler City Council for third new tour of duty

September 22nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
Santan Sun News Staff Matt Orlando is adding another term of service to the City of Chandler on his resume. After a see-saw battle with Matt Eberle, Orlando joined incumbent Chandler City Council members Terry Roe and Rene Lopez...
State High Court Nixes Education Tax Ballot Measure
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State High Court Nixes Education Tax Ballot Measure

September 18th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services Arizonans will not get a chance to decide whether to hike taxes on the rich to generate more money for education or to decide if so-called “dark money” should be banned from political...
Election officials’ Tuesday performance worse than abysmal
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Election officials’ Tuesday performance worse than abysmal

September 5th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak, Executive Editor I’ve never been the world’s greatest when it came to math – which is perhaps a reason why I was never attracted to any public office that had to do with counting election results....
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,...
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...