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Hurley welcomes its first female mayor


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HURLEY — Following the Iron County general elections on April 5, Joanne Bruneau was appointed the first female mayor of the city of Hurley. Bruneau outlined her plans for the next two years in broad strokes for the Daily Globe on Tuesday.

“My goals are to improve the city’s infrastructure, secure infrastructure money for repairs that need to be done and work with the department heads to keep the city running as efficiently as possible,” Bruneau told the Daily Globe.

Bruneau said that she was initially planning to support the previous mayor, Jay “Bud...