doug ducey

Aug 28, 2023

Educators discuss future of CTE programs in Arizona

One of the rapidly growing areas of education in Arizona over recent decades has been in career and technical education and teachers in the field say districts that specialize in that topic have never been in a better position. 

Hobbs, Ducey, containers, border, U.S.-Mexico border, federal government, lawsuit
Aug 15, 2023

Ducey criticizes Trump indictments

Arizona's last Republican governor criticized prosecutors for bringing criminal charges against former President Trump.

legislation, child sex dollars, Senate, House, Nguyen, Bliss
Apr 14, 2023

Senate approves 4-year continuation for school for deaf, blind

In what has become a mysterious political struggle, state senators on Thursday debated on how long to allow the Arizona State School for the Deaf and Blind to operate before it must return to the Legislature for approval to continue as a state agency.

Jan 14, 2023

Hobbs’ leftover inauguration funds can be used on elections

Gov. Katie Hobbs collected nearly $1.5 million in donations from corporations and other special interests to cover the cost of her inauguration.

Hobbs, prisons, prison system, commission, Thornell, Ducey, Brewer, inmates, health care, mental health
Jan 5, 2023

Hobbs offers ‘open door’ for GOP lawmakers, but …

At a public inauguration ceremony on Jan. 5, Gov. Katie Hobbs repeated the message she’s emphasized since winning election almost two months ago: she’s ready to work across the aisle with Republican lawmakers, within reason. 

Jan 3, 2023

After 8 years, Ducey hands off a changed Arizona to Hobbs

Former Gov. Doug Ducey officially turned over the governor’s office to Gov. Katie Hobbs on Monday, marking a shift in party power at the state’s highest office and the end of a lengthy and consequential era in Arizona politics. 

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Dec 31, 2022

Hobbs keeps donations secret for inauguration events

Hobbs, who touted transparency as part of her leadership, has refused to disclose which people or corporations are paying for her inauguration party.

Dec 16, 2022

Water board set to vote on desalination plant

The wheels are finally moving on the proposed desalination plant backed by Governor Doug Ducey just two weeks before he is scheduled to leave office – but the Legislature is concerned the process is moving too fast. 

Ducey, free enterprise, unemployment benefits, Covid pandemic
Dec 15, 2022

Ducey, lawmakers disagree on special session support 

Gov. Doug Ducey said that even though he promised to call a special session, he’s not sure if he has support for it. Lawmakers say that’s not the case.  

tax cuts, GOP, Republicans, businesses, Cano, Livingston, Ways and Means Committee, Children's Action Alliance
Dec 6, 2022

Petersen unveils inflation reduction plan, mirrors Lake’s

Senate President-Elect Warren Petersen, R-Gilbert, unveiled a new plan to mitigate inflation on Tuesday, like the one gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake presented, but the measure will likely face heavy opposition. 

Dec 4, 2022

Longtime Arizona GOP Rep. Jim Kolbe dies at 80

Jim Kolbe, a Republican congressman who represented a heavily Democratic region of Arizona for more than two decades and was a proponent of gay rights, has died. He was 80.

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Nov 25, 2022

Feds say Ducey can’t build his own border barrier

Lawyers for the federal government say a lawsuit by Gov. Doug Ducey seeking control of land along the border to place shipping containers is "flawed on so many fronts'' that it should not be allowed to proceed.