Tag Archives: Sedona

Segner Interview – Podcast September 23, 2019

Political Issues From A Business Viewpoint. Co-hosts Steve Williamson and Mike Cosentino welcome businessman, hotelier, activist and Democratic Perspective contributor Steve Segner to discuss a variety of questions and issues ranging from international trade to housing in Sedona. Why has … Continue reading

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Jablow and Segner Interview – Podcast August 12, 2019

Overtourism – Destroying The Places We Love Most. The combination of the younger experiential generation and short-term rentals is placing increasing stress on tourist destinations around the world. Democratic Perspective welcomes City Councilman Scott Jablow and President of the Lodging Council, … Continue reading

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Dunton, Segner, Strauch Interview – Podcast July 15, 2019

Paradise Lost. Sedona has long been considered one of America’s most beautiful places. But it is now endangered by short-term rentals, the Arizona legislature and the so-called sharing economy. It’s a phenomenon that is affecting other vacation destinations. But the … Continue reading

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Black and Strauch Interviews – Podcast January 21, 2019

Activists Fight To Prevent Development Of Ecologically Important Lands. After reflecting on the meaning of MLK Day, our co-hosts welcome John Black and Ernie Srauch to discuss the proposed El Rojo Grande Ranch project near Sedona. Though a very local … Continue reading

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Garrison Interview – Podcast December 17, 2018

Reconciling Development With Preservation. Democratic Perspective welcomes Randy Garrison, District 3 representative of the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors. After a rough start due to technical issues, we dive into the controversy surrounding the proposed El Rojo Grande Ranch development … Continue reading

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Plain Talk about Government — Podcast May 6, 2013

What Government Is Good for: More Than the Government-Bashers Would Have You Believe. Sedona City Councilor Jessica Williamson and Democratic Perspective editor Gary LaMaster join co-hosts Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson for a discussion of the benefits of government. Right-wing Republicans never miss an … Continue reading

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Angela LeFevre Interview — Podcast December 19, 2011

A New Direction for Sedona Politics: The Impact of Arizona’s Current Redistricting. Democratic Perspective co-hosts Steve Williamson and Mike Cosentino talk with Angela LeFevre, President of Democrats of the Red Rocks, on the likely outcome of current congressional and legislative … Continue reading

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A New Direction For Sedona Politics.

On December 19, 2011, Democratic Perspective hosted Angela LeFevre, president of Democrats of the Red Rocks, to discuss the political landscape in Arizona. When asked about the current political situation in Arizona, she replied, “The state is split equally between … Continue reading

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Barbara Litrell Interview — Podcast September 12, 2011

Democratic Perspective Goes Local: Barbara Litrell Discusses the Proposed State Route 89A Takeover in Sedona. Democratic Perspective interviews Sedona City Council member Barbara Litrell on the latest developments in the State Route 89A takeover controversy — the issue, the politics, … Continue reading

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Responding To Misguided Referendums And Rumors.

Sedona City Council member, Barbara Litrell, was recently invited to appear on Democratic Perspective to discuss a local issue of roadway control in Sedona. According to Litrell, since 2006 the Sedona City Council has asked ADOT (Arizona Dept. of Transportation) … Continue reading

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