Arizona Department of Administration

TikTok, social media, Hobbs
Apr 5, 2023

Hobbs bans TikTok from state work devices

Popular social media app TikTok has to go from devices used for official state business, Gov. Katie Hobbs said in an executive order announced on Wednesday afternoon.

Feb 23, 2023

Nominations committee: checks and balances or sabotage?

The problem isn’t the new committee. The problem is the way the committee is being led. If it doesn’t change, and quick, we’re all in a heap of trouble and ordinary Arizonans will be the ones that suffer.

TikTok, House, Gress
Feb 16, 2023

Panel OKs TiKTok ban on government devices, 8-0

A bill that would ban TikTok on Arizona government devices passed its first committee hearing with unanimous support.  

Ducey, Hobbs, contracts
Feb 16, 2023

Hobbs cancels $210M contracts signed by Ducey

Gov. Katie Hobbs is cancelling more than $210 million in state contracts signed in the final days of former Gov. Doug Ducey’s administration as officials in the new administration argue the deals were “illegal.”

telework, state of Arizona, Covid pandemic, Tobin, Arizona Department of Administration, Ducey
Feb 10, 2023

Virtual workforce is choice for more than half of state’s employees

The “New Reality” of a virtual workforce is proving to live beyond the pandemic necessity of 2020 and has emerged as the go-to choice for nearly half of the State of Arizona’s 32,000 person workforce.

May 30, 2019

Ducey’s choice for agency head shuffles Corp Comm

Gov. Doug Ducey on Thursday tapped former Republican congressional contender Lea Marquez Peterson to the agency that decides how much utilities can charge their customers.

The building housing the state agriculture lab, located at 1520 W. Adams St., is slated to be demolished early next year. PHOTO BY PAULINA PINEDA/ARIZONA CAPITOL TIMES
Aug 27, 2018

Lawmakers, farmers balk at agriculture lab move

The Arizona Department of Agriculture plans to move its laboratory from the Capitol Mall to a building in Chandler, despite opposition from lawmakers and the industry.

Mar 2, 2018

State’s no-hire list is short — it’s tough to get blacklisted

It takes a whole lot to end up on the state’s list of people who won’t be considered for jobs. In fact, the state’s employment blacklist only includes four people, two of whom stole money from state coffers.

Feb 2, 2018

Former ADOA director Brown resigned over clashes with new Ducey aide

The head of the Arizona Department of Administration quit his job because he was clashing with a new hire in Gov. Doug Ducey’s office, according to emails obtained through a public records request.

Jan 22, 2018

State operations chief abruptly resigns

Craig Brown, head of the Arizona Department of Administration, sent in his resignation letter to Gov. Doug Ducey today.

unemployment, blind people, jobs
Jan 18, 2018

Arizona unemployment rises to 4.5 percent in December

The Department of Administrationai??i??s economic research staff reported that the stateai??i??s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 4.5 percent in December from 4.3 percent in November.

Sep 29, 2017

Agencies make case for new spending, but most requests likely doomed

Gov. Doug Ducey is looking for good policies and savings. But requests for money from the general fund, the state’s all-purpose kitty, are tougher to justify than those that come from other sources, like grants and fees.