West Valley

water, groundwater, Kerr, Senate bill
May 14, 2023

It’s time to have honest debate about water

SB1660 is a much needed first step in confronting our water crisis.

Dec 18, 2019

Ducey announces completion of freeway that connects east, west valleys

Gov. Doug Ducey announced the completion of the controversial 202 South Mountain Freeway decades in the making, but he couldn’t say when it will open.

Carter, House, freeways, roads, Cook, Martinez, Townsend, Ducey, Covid
Feb 5, 2018

Loop 303 opens a new gateway to the West Valley

The days of driving through the congested freeways and streets of Phoenix are finally over for the people of Goodyear.

Apr 28, 2015

Report: Legislation blocking West Valley casino could cost taxpayers $1 billion

Federal legislation to block the Tohono O’odham Nation from operating a casino on its Glendale property could cost taxpayers up to $1 billion according to a new report.

Sep 18, 2014

Glendale mayor urges Congress to halt West Valley casino

Glendale Mayor Jerry Weiers told a Senate committee Wednesday that unless Congress acts to block a Tohono O’odham Nation casino in his city, residents should prepare for widespread Las Vegas-style gaming throughout the Valley.

Jul 29, 2014

McCain, Flake introduce bill to block new casino

Arizona's two U.S. senators are proposing legislation to block construction of a Phoenix-area casino planned by a southern Arizona tribe.

Jul 28, 2014

Casino will be a win for West Valley and Arizona

As elected leaders of multiple West Valley communities, we want to cut through the over-heated rhetoric surrounding the Tohono O’odham Nation’s proposed West Valley Resort casino, which will benefit our region and all of Arizona tremendously.

Nov 8, 2013

It’s time for Mayor Weiers to support West Valley casino project

Dear Mayor Weiers, I urge that you and the council members reconsider your position of opposition to the West Valley Resort and Casino development project.

May 20, 2013

Special events dominated lobbying expenditures during the first quarter

Giving lawmakers free tickets to sporting events is legal if it falls into the “special event” category of lobbying, where the entire Legislature, an entire committee or an entire caucus is invited.