Cardenas will take a day off to collect checks

tony-cardenas-100.jpgIt's April Fool's Day in June, or seems like it. Alice Walton at The City Maven posted an email from Councilman Tony Cardenas that says he will sit in a Downtown office all day next Thursday — 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. — and wait for people to bring him money. And, presumably, tell him what they need. “I invite you to stop by, spend a little one-on-one time with me and bring a few checks” for one of his three fundraising accounts. If you have already given, no problem: "You can still help by asking a friend, colleague or spouse to give." Cardenas, whose district covers some of the poorest parts of the Valley, will take a furlough day off the city payroll to make it all nice and legal.

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