August 2011

Host Steve Goldstein talks to Barry Broome, CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, about the initiative to grow the economy in the entire valley instead of concentrating on specific cities.Broome is on the region leadership advisory team set up Brookings Institution to look at economic strategy in Maricopa.
August 17, 2011
Washington’s inability to solve our nation’s debt problem is getting the attention of more than just politicians and economists.  Now, average citizens are wondering what it will take to do something about it.
August 15, 2011
Coy C. Payne, the first African American mayor in Arizona, recalls applying for a teaching job when segregation was still legal in a conversation with his wife Willie, who talks about how the tides have changed.
August 14, 2011
Rogue Columnist and Phoenix native Jon Talton tells Steve Goldstein why the city needs a different brand of leadership from the next Mayor.
August 12, 2011
The South Phoenix area is among the oldest parts of the valley, and has a wealth of rich history...but it's a history that many people don't know about. Some call it the forgotten part of the city, and many residents and advocates think that they often have to fend for themselves rather than rely on Phoenix government.
August 12, 2011
Steve Goldstein talks with Kimber Lanning of Local First Arizona about what she wants to see in the next mayor. Lanning wants the city to become more business friendly, and to have a wider variety of housing stock.
August 11, 2011
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August 11, 2011
As part of our series profiling different communities in Phoenix, we head to West Phoenix. Maryvale was once a highly desirable area to buy a family home. But changes in the area's demographics--and changes in perception through the years--have altered the way many people look at Maryvale.
August 11, 2011
North Phoenix's recent identity has been dominated of late by the back-and-forth over the controversial City North project. Steve Goldstein reports on the project's impact in North Phoenix.
August 10, 2011
This month, Phoenix residents will elect a new mayor. Whoever wins will govern a sprawling city; full of unique neighborhoods, each with different concerns. One of the most high-profile areas in Phoenix is, of course, Downtown.
August 10, 2011

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