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July 9, 2019

Props 105 and 106 are two bad ideas for Phoenix. Vote NO by August 27.

Props 105 and 106 are two bad ideas for Phoenix. Vote NO by August 27.

HighGround had the privilege to be part of the team that passed Proposition 400 back in 2004 and Phoenix’s Prop 104 in 2015. Since that point in time we have watched the Regional T...

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June 27, 2019

Just Around the Corner

When Supervisor Jack Sellers was selected to join the Maricopa Board of Supervisors earlier this year, we were happy to see such a strong voice for transportation join an already stellar Board.  You see, Supervisor Sellers is a longtime member of the S...

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June 25, 2019

Jeff Kros Joins State’s Longest Tenured Public Affairs Firm as General Counsel

PHOENIX (June 25, 2019) – HighGround, Inc. is pleased to announce that Arizona legislative attorney and policy advisor Jeffrey Kros is joining HighGround as its new General Counsel and Public Affairs Consultant. Mr. Kros has spent the last five years...

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June 24, 2019

Cunningham Diving Deeper into Water Policy

Cunningham Diving Deeper into Water Policy
Stepping Down as HighGround’s General Counsel

PHOENIX (June 24, 2019) – Veteran attorney and public affairs professional, Patrick Cunningham, will be retiring from his General Counsel position at HighGround ...

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May 24, 2019

Cultivating Grace

As the Arizona Legislature moves towards Sine Die, we at HighGround wish to express our gratitude towards all of the Legislators for their hard work and dedication on the eve of our Country’s Memorial Day Weekend.

We are grateful for your service.

“F...

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April 17, 2019

Contractors File Appeal on Light Rail Decision

Seeking Clarity on the Molera Decision and Its Implications for Future Initiative Measures 

“We will not stand by and witness over twenty years of transportation planning representing thousands of hours of work and billions in investment and economic ...

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April 15, 2019

It Starts with Each One of Us

The answers to our diseased political culture all point to ourselves.  Earlier this week, my wife, Patricia, and I were listening to the radio about the latest discussion surrounding the immigration and border security debate.  She looked at me and sai...

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April 9, 2019

MIHS: Helping Underserved Communities

Last March, Maricopa Integrated Health Systems (soon to be Valleywise Health) announced the purchase and re-opening of Maryvale Hospital.  At the time, we hailed the announcement a big win for the Maryvale community.   

We said, “There is no better ...

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March 26, 2019

Arizona Has Lost Another Icon

Arizona has lost another icon, and I lost a good friend.  Yesterday afternoon, I received back-to-back calls from friends and colleagues from Tucson to inform me that Don Diamond had passed away. After 91 years on the planet, I was sad to hear that Don...

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March 20, 2019

Water Wins for Arizona

For almost two years, HighGround has worked with a broad coalition of stakeholders and community partners to provide leadership, strategy, survey research, messaging, and communications support to pass the Arizona Drought Contingency Plan (DCP). 
 
Alo...

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