Paul Johnson Archives

Partisan system: Is it working? Is it fair?

Author Paul Johnson, former mayor of Phoenix, is chairman of The Nonpartisan Movement's 501c4 in Arizona.

The evidence says that we should be optimistic about the future.  Through innovation, entrepreneurs and dynamic businesses, we are on get verge of driverless cars, new energy sources, a cure for cancer, extending human life and untold millions of other wonderful discoveries.  Here in Arizona we have an amazing potential for job growth and an… Read More →

ASU adds Cutting-Edge online Engineering Degree

by in Business News | Education | Tech

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU) announced plans to offer its renowned Bachelor of Science in Engineering (B.S.E.) in Electrical Engineering in an online format beginning in the fall 2013 semester. “Today’s rapidly changing world requires innovative approaches to education,” said Paul Johnson, dean and professor of the Ira… Read More →

Civil Discourse: What, How And Why Now?

Civil Discourse

It seems to be the topic of many conversations these days. But what is civil discourse, and how can we achieve it? More importantly, why has the call become increasingly louder for a concerted effort to find a different way of electing our leaders, solving our problems and interfacing with each other? What is Civil… Read More →

Claude Mattox Continues to Build Financial Support in Mayoral Race

by in Events | Politics

Campaign more than half way to goal of $1 million Bolstered by a successful early morning fundraiser held Wednesday, the Mattox for Mayor campaign has surpassed the $500,000 mark – halfway to its goal of $1 million. “At this still‐early stage, our campaign is not only resonating with voters, but it is also resulting in… Read More →

Mattox ‘Staunch Supporter Of Public Safety’ And ‘Champion of Keeping Citizens Safe’

Claude Mattox Gains Figher Fighter Support
by in Events | Politics

The Fire Fighters have endorsed Phoenix City Councilman Claude Mattox as the next mayor of Phoenix because of his support of public safety issues and tireless commitment to keeping citizens—and neighborhoods—safe. On Wednesday, fire fighters held a press conference at the Phoenix City Employee Memorial in downtown Phoenix to publicly endorse Mattox. The mayoral election… Read More →