On the record: LD 28 legislators vote against photo radar repeal

Proposed legislation at the Arizona Capitol to abolish photo radar from local streets has passed the House of Representatives and is now at the Arizona Senate listed as “engrossed.” Republican Rep. Travis Grantham of Gilbert proposed House Bill 2525 and it passed in the Arizona House by a 32-28 margin Thursday, Feb. 23 giving the idea of outlawing photo radar more credence heading into the Arizona Senate. The bill today is undergoing the amendment process typically referred to as “engrossed” by local lawmakers as the first read of the bill at the Senate went through its second read Wednesday, March 1.

Syms, Butler elected to Arizona House

Both Maria Syms, republican, and Kelli Butler, democrat, will make their way to the Arizona House of Representatives to represent Legislative District 28 after voters elected them during the Tuesday, Nov. 8 general election. Ms. Butler received 39,062 votes, about 36 percent, and Ms. Syms received 36,142 votes, about 33 percent, to beat out republican candidate Mary Hamway. Ms. Hamway garnered 34,442 votes, about 31 percent of the vote.

O’Connor: Hamway deserves your support on Arizona House pursuit

In the Arizona Legislative District 28 race, two current Town of Paradise Valley Council members are running of the Arizona House of Representatives, Maria Syms and Mary Hamway. Both are Republicans. There is one Democrat in the race, Kelli Butler. You might think that the two council colleagues, both members of the same party, would […]

Arizona House LD28 candidates share thoughts on economic development policy

Three Paradise Valley candidates are pursuing two seats to represent Legislative District 28 in the House of Representatives at the Arizona Legislature in the Nov. 8 general election. The local candidates are: Kelli Butler, a democrat; and Mary Hamway and Maria Syms, who are both republicans. Ms. Hamway and Ms. Syms have both held elected […]

Arizona House hopefuls discuss tactics to increase public education funding

Three Paradise Valley candidates are pursuing two seats in Legislative District 28 at the Arizona Legislature in the Nov. 8 general election. The local candidates are: Kelli Butler, a democrat; and Mary Hamway and Maria Syms, who are both republicans. Ms. Hamway and Ms. Syms have both held elected office at the Town of Paradise […]

Butler: What I want to accomplish at the Arizona Legislature

I’m proud to call Arizona and Paradise Valley home. My husband, Ben, and I are native Arizonans with deep roots in our community.  We are small business owners and the parents of two sons. I am a candidate for the Arizona House of Representatives because I care deeply about Arizona and the future of our […]

Paradise Valley trio pursues seats at Arizona House

Three Town of Paradise Valley women are vying for two seats in Legislative District 28 at the Arizona Legislature in the Nov. 8 general election. Each of the candidates say they represent a steadfast dedication to restoring education funding, creating new jobs and bringing a common sense approach to lawmaking at the Arizona Legislature.