Great news! We are gearing up for our annual Taste of Downtown event in Downtown Phoenix.
Hard work is paying off — $3.4 million to be exact. The city was just notified, once again, that the Housing Department was awarded a competitive ARRA grant.
Literally, for Phoenix, strength is in numbers. An increased number of visitors and conventions to the area will strengthen local economic recovery efforts.
We anticipate covering about 230 miles on area roads to attend Make A Difference Day projects. The message we like to send is that every individual can make a difference.
When I first became Mayor, I listed my three priorities — and my priorities for Phoenix — as public safety, education and jobs. Nearly six years later, those remain our priorities. And, it’s no accident that I always list public safety first.