The governor’s State of the State Address and the newly released report, Velocity: A Blueprint for Transforming Greater Phoenix into an Innovation Economy, focus on economic development for the state and the region. I’ve read both with a great deal of interest.Read More »
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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey cited a survey that was discredited five years ago to argue that the state's students are performing dismally on civics and that a new statewide civics test is needed.Read More »
In his first state of the state address, Ducey announced plans big and small to make Arizona the best place in America to work and to do business. The details of how he will achieve that goal will likely be included in his budget, which he will unveil this Friday.Read More »
In his first State of the State address, newly inaugurated Gov. Doug Ducey urged lawmakers to “think big,” starting with the economy and Arizona’s K-12 education system.Read More »
Gov. Doug Ducey outlined a business-friendly agenda during his State of the State address Monday, keeping in line with previous promises to not add taxes and to reduce regulation.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer plans Monday to lay out her vision and priorities for Arizona in her annual State of the State address.
Brewer's speech on the opening day of the legislative session will be her fourth.
Gov. Jan Brewer’s State of the State address Jan. 9 was light on details and big on broad outlines as she focused more on Arizona’s centennial celebration and the accomplishments of her administration.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer said Monday that Arizona should celebrate the its approaching Feb. 14 centennial and the state's improving finances by buying back several high-profile state buildings that were sold to close earlier budget shortfalls.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer’s State of the State address was light on details and big on broad outlines as she focused more on Arizona’s centennial celebration and the accomplishments of her administration, but she made it clear that 2012 will be a year of furthering a conservative agenda across a broad spectrum of state government.
Brewer vowed an expansion of school choice, the continued cutting of taxes and regulations, an overhaul of the state’s personnel system and continued defiance of federal policies on border security, health care and land management.
Yellow Sheet Report editor Jim Small talks with Horizon host Ted Simons about the standout moments from the first week of the 50th Legislature.Read More »