Department of Emergency and Military Affairs

border, Border Patrol, lawsuit, federal government, Hobbs, Ducey
Aug 28, 2023

Feds ready to dismiss lawsuit against Arizona over border containers

The federal government is finally ready to drop its lawsuit against the state over the storage containers it contends were erected illegally last year on Forest Service land by Gov. Doug Ducey.

border, Arizona, Mexico, rancher, first-degree murder, Santa Cruz County
Jun 29, 2023

Shipping containers for border erected under Ducey for sale

So did you ever want your very own shipping container? You will soon get the chance, courtesy of a now abandoned vision by former Gov. Doug Ducey to build a wall out of them along the state's southern border.

Senate, House, Hobbs, Ducey, disaster declaration, Covid pandemic
Mar 27, 2023

Constitutional change would impact how state manages disaster declarations

A proposed constitutional amendment that is one vote away from being sent to the 2024 ballot for voter approval will have far-reaching impacts on how the state oversees disaster declarations and potentially impact millions of dollars in federal funding.

containers, border, Ducey, federal government, Border Patrol, Bureau of Reclamation, Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs, Department of Homeland Security, Highground, Nogales, Cocopah Tribe, Chuck Coughlin
Nov 18, 2022

Environmental group wants to join legal battle to force Ducey to remove containers

A national environmental group wants to join the legal battle to force Gov. Doug Ducey to take his shipping containers off the international border.

Apr 6, 2020

Ducey begins to dole out aid dollars

Gov. Doug Ducey is beginning to dole out money that state lawmakers gave him to deal with COVID-19 before they went into recess.

Dec 29, 2014

Bills to remember from 2014, from chickens to pink mustaches

The 2014 legislative session will forever be remembered as the year lawmakers attempted to approve a bill allowing religious-minded business owners to discriminate against gay people, landing Arizona in the national spotlight as much as the immigration measure, SB1070, previously did. But lawmakers debated dozens of other bills that made interesting headlines and many that flew below the radar. Th[...]

Feb 17, 2014

Arizona lawmakers prepare for the apocalypse

If a disaster of Armageddon-like proportions strikes Arizona, state lawmakers want residents to be prepared, and they want the government to dole out advice on the best way to be ready.