Thursday, January 03, 2008

Events calendar

edit on 1/5 to add COGS event...

Saturday, January 5 - The Clinton for President campaign is holding a grand opening/open house at its Arizona office from noon until 2:00 p.m.

Location: 2845 North Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004 (Thomas and Central)

Info page here.

Starting Monday, January 7 - The Appropriations Committee of the Arizona House of Representatives will begin holding meetings to come up with budget cuts to close the $970 million state budget deficit. The meetings are scheduled to start at 9:30 a.m. Contact the House at (602) 926-4221 or 1-800-352-8404 for more information. AZ Republic coverage here.

Tuesday, January 8 - The District 17 Democrats will feature a presidential candidate forum at its January meeting. Representatives from the campaigns of each Democratic candidate have been invited to talk about their candidates and, time permitting, answer a few questions from the audience.

The meeting will start at 7:00 p.m. in the Pyle Center in Tempe (Southern and Rural)

The meeting is open to the public. If you need any information, contact me via this blog or at cpmaz[at]

Tuesday, January 8 - The Scottsdale City Council holds its first meeting of 2008. On the agenda: discussion and possible action concerning the Transportation Master Plan, a possible referendum question regarding fixed rail and fixed route transit along Scottsdale Road, and discussion of exempting "food for home consumption" from the City's 1% General Fund privilege sales tax.

Meeting starts at 5:00 p.m., City Hall Kiva, 3939 North Drinkwater Boulevard, Scottsdale.

Should be an interesting meeting, but go to the D17 meeting - it will be more interesting, and Scottsdale City Council meetings are recorded anyway. Video archive page here. :)

Thursday, January 10 - The Coalition of Greater Scottsdale (COGS) will hold its January meeting at the Granite Reef Senior Center from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The Senior Center is located at 1700 N. Granite Reef (northwest corner of Granite Reef and McDowell)

Thursday, January 17 - The D8 Democrats will feature speakers from the various Democratic campaigns at their monthly meeting.

7:00 p.m. at the Mustang Library, 10101 N 90th St, Scottsdale (90th St., south of Shea)

Tuesday, January 22 - A forum/overview of current First Amendment issues with
Bill Straus and David Bodney of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) at the Mustang Library in Scottdale at 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, January 22 - The Arizona Chapter of the National Jewish Democratic Council NJDC) is holding its monthly meeting at 7:00 p.m., location TBA. Info at njdcphx[at]


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