PHOENIX – Mayor Greg Stanton today endorsed local business leader Karlene Keogh Parks to represent District 6 on the City Council, making clear that she has the right priorities for the city’s future.
"Karlene Keogh Parks knows that growing our economy should be our top priority, and that to do that we need to invest in downtown redevelopment and expand light rail,” Stanton said. “She also knows that to be a great modern city, Phoenix must make sure that we treat all our people equally, and with respect.”
Keogh Parks’ opponent, incumbent Sal DiCiccio, voted against expanding light rail in the Valley. He even voted to allow Phoenix businesses to deny housing and jobs to individuals with disabilities and on the basis of sexual orientation.
"I am incredibly proud to have Mayor Stanton's support, and I’m looking forward to working with him to make Phoenix an even better place to do business and raise a family,” Keogh Parks said.
About Karlene Keogh Parks
Karlene Keogh Parks is the founder of the Keogh Health Connection, which has helped provide health care and nutrition to more than 200,000 vulnerable Arizonans, and is currently an insurance executive with HUB International. She lives in the Arcadia neighborhood and is married to Steven Parks, has a daughter, son-in-law and two grandchildren.
I probably should have mentioned earlier that what I posted above is from a Press Release sent from Karlene's campaign. My mother had successful surgery today and I was working from my cell phone in the waiting room at the hospital.