Monday, October 26, 2009

Realtor Says She Does Not Stand Behind Op-Ed Published Under Her Name At Gila Courier

Posted By on Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 3:57 PM

The folks at local blog Gila Courier published an op-ed defending Prop 200 this morning that carried the byline of Lisa Suarez, the president of the Tucson Association of Realtors, which has contributed the largest funding to the Public Safety First Initiative.

Gila Courier claimed to be publishing an op-ed that had been rejected by the Arizona Daily Star. A similar version appeared in the Star this morning.

Saurez tells us via e-mail that she does not stand behind the version of the column that appears on the Gila Courier site:


I am not aware of any other posting of my op-ed, and if one is circulating it is certainly without my permission. The only opinion I stand by is the one I submitted to the Arizona Daily Star published this morning.

The op-ed at the Gila Courier site, which was also posted by Nate1980 in a comment thread here at The Range, appears to accuse City Manager Mike Letcher of having a drinking problem:


The state of Arizona just released it’s “consensus revenue projections” (Joint Legislative Budget Committee report dated 22 OCT 09) through Fiscal Year 2013. Guess what? The State is demonstrating that our City can reasonably expect to receive $2 trillion dollars in revenues between now and then. More than enough to even cover Letcher’s vodka budget for a month.

Comments

Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

Previously in the Range

More by Jim Nintzel

  • Editor's Note

    Heroic Efforts
    • Dec 14, 2017
  • The Skinny

    In Jim Nintzel's last Skinny of 2017, he looks at the just-passed tax bill and the race for McSally's congressional seat.
    • Dec 7, 2017
  • Editor's Note

    We Will Rock You
    • Dec 7, 2017
  • More »
Today | Sun | Mon | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri
Burlesque Fitness

Burlesque Fitness @ Floor Polish

Mondays, Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

All of today's events | Staff Picks

Staff Pick

Festival Band's New Year's Eve Dance

Join us at the Tucson University Park Hotel (formally Marriott) for our NYE Dance! We play Tejano,… More

@ Tucson University Park Hotel Dec. 1-Jan. 1 880 E. 2nd Street

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. An Incomplete Look at the Koch Brothers' Influence in Arizona (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. $59 Million Can Focus the Mind, Even If You're Facebook (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. Laughing Stock: Holly Jolly Edition (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. The Weekly Take: Sean Miller gives hope for rekindled Arizona-New Mexico rivalry (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. Laughing Stock: The People's Pervert Does Christmas (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2017 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation