Claudia Pavlovich

desalination, Hobbs, Durazo, drought, Mexico, Arizona, Ducey
Feb 3, 2023

Sonora governor criticizes desalination plan

The governor of Sonora, Mexico, is casting doubt on the proposal to put a desalination plant that would treat seawater in Mexico and pump it back to Arizona. 

Dec 3, 2019

Ducey hints slow-down at ports of entry temporary

Gov. Doug Ducey on Monday brushed aside concerns that a slowdown at border crossings into Arizona engineered by federal officials will affect visitors to Arizona – and supplies for a new auto manufacturing plant here.

Dec 3, 2019

Electric-car maker breaks ground in Casa Grande as competition grows

Three years ago when Lucid Motors announced it would manufacture electric cars in Arizona they were still relatively rare. Now it seems like just about everyone is building such a car.

Jun 29, 2019

Sonora governor decries talk of tariffs, border closures

Sonora Gov. Claudia Pavlovich warned Friday that the talk about tariffs and border closures coming from Washington is endangering the economy of both her state and Arizona.

Jun 5, 2019

Sonora governor speaks out against Trump’s tariff threat

Sonora Gov. Claudia Pavlovich is parting ways with her Arizona counterpart over the controversial tariffs on imports from Mexico that President Donald Trump is threatening to impose this coming week.

Dec 19, 2018

Ducey signs pipeline pact with New Mexico, Sonora

"This is just a way for us to work with our neighbors and promote binational trade,'' the governor said, pointing out that Sonora already is Arizona's largest trading partner.

Sonoran Gov. Claudia Pavlovich and Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (Photo by Katie Campbell/Arizona Capitol Times)
Dec 22, 2017

Arizona-Mexico work to improve rapport while nations collide

Gov. Doug Ducey sees Arizona’s position as a border state as a benefit, not a liability, and his perspective is largely informed by economic realities.

Former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico James Jones, left, and Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey talk about the importance of U.S.-Mexico trade at a Woodrow Wilson Center event in Washington. (Photo by J.T. Lain/Cronkite News)
Aug 19, 2017

As Trump arrives in Phoenix, Arizona’s legislators are headed for Mexico on a trade mission

On the day President Donald Trump is scheduled to arrive in Phoenix next week, two dozen Arizona legislators will be leaving on a goodwill mission to Mexico.

Jun 3, 2017

Ducey deal with Sonora brings hopes of ‘port of Arizona’

A new agreement signed here Friday at the annual summit of the Arizona-Mexico Commission is designed to pave the way for residents of the region to have easy access to cruises -- easier, at least than now having to drive to southern California or Texas.

Dec 5, 2016

Arizona NAFTA backers express concern about Trump trade policies

Free-trade advocates in Arizona are nervously awaiting President-elect Donald Trump’s trade policies.