League of Arizona Cities and Towns Archives

Gust Rosenfeld’s Phyllis Smiley will lead ACAA

Phyllis Smiley

The Arizona City Attorneys Association (ACAA) has announced that Gust Rosenfeld Attorney Phyllis Smiley has been elected as president of the ACAA. Smiley begins her one year term immediately. “I am honored to be elected President of the ACAA. The ACAA provides an important forum for Arizona’s city attorneys to discuss legal issues affecting their cities… Read More →

What is the true role of a real estate lobbyist?

Knowledge is power. It’s also the currency used by lobbyist Ken Strobeck, executive director of the League of Arizona Cities and Towns. “I think people have a very misunderstood view of what lobbying is,” says Strobeck. “You think of somebody who is sneaking around with money falling out of their pockets on edge of legality. … We’re… Read More →

Arizona lawmakers adopt sales tax overhaul

Presidents Day Sales

The Arizona Legislature adopted a major overhaul of the state’s complicated sales tax collection system in the final hours of the session Thursday night after a deal with cities and towns removed a major roadblock. Municipalities led by the League of Arizona Cities and Towns were able to hold off the overhaul after raising concerns… Read More →