Raises to Bring Workers' Pay Up to Standards – Edythe Jensen, AZCentral.com
Just a thought: How enthusiastic were the councilmembers to increase pay PRIOR TO the Pentz forced resignation? I know this has been a study in the works for a while, but it was the first thing I cynically thought of when I saw the headline.
GOP Spins Democrats' Signs – Paul Giblin, East Valley Trib
Haven't paid much attention to Pederson yet, as I think he's going to get pasted in the election. The whole slogan "No one's senator but ours" is, I think, a loser, as it turns on the electorate feeling like Senator Kyl's in someone's back pocket, a la Duke Cunningham.
Workers Welcomed as Long as They're Legal – Sarah N. Lynch, East Valley Trib
Huge Intel Layoffs 'Unlikely' – Mike Burkett, Chandler Independent
Notice how they say "Huge" layoffs, and don't say "NO layoffs?"
Budget Reflects Changing Focus – Mike Burkett, Chandler Independent
Anger to Draw More to Polls? – Mike Burkett, Chandler Independent
Downtown's Future to Rely on Past – Mike Burkett, Chandler Independent
KTAR Gains AM-FM Simulcast – Diane Arthur, The Business Journal
It will be interesting to see how this impacts the talk radio market in Phoenix. We already had Stern on FM prior to his defection to satellite, and now they're advertising Tom Leykis for the afternoons. Will the KTAR simulcast prompt KFYI and/or KKNT The Patriot to do the same? Personally, I hope so. KFYI has a great signal, but KKNT960 could really use the additional audience that FM would provide.
New Poll: Napolitano, Kyl Maintain Leads in Re-election Bids – Mike Sunnucks, The Business Journal
AOL to Layoff 300 in Tucson Call Center – The Business Journal
Residents Begin Recall of Sepulveda, Orlando – Laurie Fagen, San Tan Sun News
Council Runoff Election Q&A – Laurie Fagen, San Tan Sun News