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Simple conversation matters if you take time
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Simple conversation matters if you take time

August 19th, 2018 | by development
By TERRY ROE I think folks have forgotten what discourse or simple conversation really means and why it matters. Let me give you one example. Once or twice a month I get the chance to have breakfast with my friend and former...
Build new parks, restore old ones
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Build new parks, restore old ones

August 18th, 2018 | by development
By AARON HARRIS SR.   On parks and recreation, my goal is to maximize existing resources in order to build new parks and amenities for the citizens of Chandler while continuing to restore the city’s aging parks. Parks and...
Combining innovation, independence and experience
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Combining innovation, independence and experience

August 18th, 2018 | by development
By MATT ORLANDO   Since I started my campaign for Chandler City Council over 11 months ago, I have had the privilege of speaking to several thousand residents about my vision for Chandler. I have answered a myriad of...
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....