Mayor Greg Stanton Archives

Stanton, other mayors urge Congress to break Zika gridlock

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Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and 76 other Mayors from across the country wrote an open letter to congressional leaders, urging them to pass the Zika bill that has been gridlocked in congress. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that there are 18,611 confirmed Zika cases in the U.S. The letter the mayors released… Read More →

Wells Fargo donates $500K for Phoenix revitalization efforts

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Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) dulled out a total of $500,000 in donations for seven local nonprofits that will help revitalize Maricopa County neighborhoods through the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT program. The local grant recipients were identified in collaboration with the City of Phoenix and Mayor Greg Stanton. The Wells Fargo Foundation is providing grants to the following… Read More →

MAG elects Mayor Stanton as chair

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At its annual meeting, the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) Regional Council elected Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton to lead the organization as chair over the coming year. Other officers selected during the MAG Annual Meeting held Wednesday night include Buckeye Mayor Jackie Meck as vice chair and Queen Creek Mayor Gail Barney as treasurer. Helping make businesses export ready is on of… Read More →

Polsinelli earns Export Service Provider of the Year Award

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National law firm Polsinelli has been named the recipient of the Mayor’s 2016 Export Services Provider of the Year Award. The firm was recognized at the Sisters Cities 17th Annual Global Links Business Outlook luncheon this past week for its “tireless generosity in supporting every aspect of all export and international related activities in the city… Read More →

Stanton calls for leaders to close tech-gender gap

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To celebrate and expand the social, economic and political achievements of women, Mayor Greg Stanton proclaimed Tuesday, March 8, International Women’s Day in Phoenix. Stanton’s proclamation is a springboard for discussion and action among local leaders who want to help close the gender gap – especially in science, technology, engineering and math fields. International Women’s… Read More →

Southwest Human Development marks 35th anniversary

Southwest Human Development

All young children deserve a great start in life. Knowing the early years matter the most, for 35 years the people at Southwest Human Development have devoted themselves to helping Arizona’s youngest children and their families. Founded in 1981 with six staff members serving 175 children through a single program, Phoenix-based Southwest Human Development is… Read More →

Stanton calls for body cameras for Phoenix police

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In a letter to City Manager Ed Zuercher, Mayor Greg Stanton and Councilwoman Thelda Williams call for body cameras on all Phoenix Police Officers. Here is the letter in full: Phoenix is fortunate to have one of the very best police departments in the nation. Our officers serve the community each and every day, working… Read More →

Mayor Stanton to commemorate collaborative work space

Entrepreneurs

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton will commemorate the opening of The Department, a new collaborative workspace for emerging businesses and leaders, on Thursday, Jan. 14. at 11:30 a.m. Entrepreneurs, small businesses, artists, investors and nonprofits can work within the space, and its commemoration will be held on the sixth floor of the Marketplace One building at… Read More →

Lennar breaks ground at high-profile Phoenix corner

The Muse

Lennar Multifamily Communities announced the start of construction on The Muse, a 367-unit luxury apartment community in Phoenix, and the signing of two retail leases from Press Coffee Roasters and Salon D’Shayn. Located on the northwest corner of Central Avenue and McDowell Road next to Arizona Opera and across from the Phoenix Art Museum, the… Read More →

Stanton leads Arizona mayors on Mexico trade mission

Greg Stanton, Kaci Demarest, WEB

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton is leading a delegation of six Arizona mayors and more than two dozen business leaders and experts to the Mexican capital on a mission to expand trade opportunities with prominent business and political leaders. The delegation arrived in Mexico City on Sunday. This morning they met with leaders of ProMexico, the… Read More →

Greater Phoenix export market heats up

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Greater Phoenix is now responsible for 68.3 percent of the state’s exports – up from 65.4 percent in 2014 – Community and Economic Development Director Christine Mackay announced in a presentation to the Mayor and City Council. Citing growing trade with Mexico, exports in the Phoenix metro area and the rest of Arizona are up… Read More →

Stitch Fix to open fourth distribution center in Phoenix

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Stitch Fix, an online personal styling service for the busy woman on the go, has announced plans to open its fourth distribution center in Phoenix, AZ. The new distribution center, located on West Lower Buckeye Road, will open in November 2015 and will help the company scale operations and better serve clients located in the… Read More →

Celebrate 30 years of Phoenix arts and culture Oct. 3

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The city of Phoenix will mark the 30th anniversary of the Phoenix Arts and Culture Commission with a celebration of the arts in downtown Phoenix on Oct. 3. The PHX Arts and Culture @ 30 Years Celebration, will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Phoenix Convention Center, Herberger Theater and on… Read More →

PAC Worldwide expands to west Phoenix

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PAC Worldwide, a manufacturer of flexible protective packaging, has opened a second manufacturing location in the United States with a new location in Phoenix. A privately held company based outside of Seattle, PAC Worldwide also has manufacturing and distribution facilities in Ohio, Mexico and Malaysia. “PAC is excited to expand manufacturing to the West Coast,”… Read More →