Fred DuVal

fires, Proposition 310, firefighters, Humble, rural fire districts, Arizona Free Enterprise Club
Dec 1, 2022

Regents provide $4M to study cancer in firefighters

“Cancer has silently overtaken the fire service as the number one issue,” Buckeye Fire Chief Jake Rhoades said. “Here in the state of Arizona, we're pushing upwards of 100 firefighters who are battling some type of cancer.

May 6, 2022

State ramps up study of Valley Fever, ozone

A new partnership between the state’s three universities and several state agencies aims to increase understanding of issues like Valley Fever and ozone levels in Arizona – and come up with solutions. 

vote, Lake, Hobbs, debate, PBS
Jun 25, 2021

Campaign launches range from amateurish to slick

Several political consultants accepted the Arizona Capitol Times’ invitation to critique the campaign kick-offs and comment on how their candidacies stack up.

Jul 16, 2020

Make UofA comprehensive plan transparent, inclusive and fair

When the University of Arizona emerges from the current crisis, its future will be decided either through transparent participation or behind closed doors. As a longtime Wildcat, first a student and now a teacher, I ask Fred DuVal, I ask the Board of Regents, and I ask Robert Robbins: please give your unwavering support to the University of Arizona, by making our school inclusive, transparent, and[...]

May 29, 2020

Few contested primaries for independents to influence

Independent voters don’t have many contested races in Maricopa County in which they can sway the outcome with Arizona primary elections roughly two months away.

Apr 22, 2020

Tuition setters treat State Constitution with respect, full attention

Two out-of-state policy advocates from the Martin Center in North Carolina recently wrote in support of the Arizona Attorney General’s bid to expand his authority. These North Carolinians urged that we allow the Attorney General to exercise power beyond Arizona Constitutional authority and gubernatorial and Legislative direction. The limits of Attorney General authority has been settled law in A[...]

Nov 19, 2018

Ducey appoints former foe to Board of Regents

Gov. Doug Ducey appointed Fred DuVal Monday to the Arizona Board of Regents four years after getting himself elected by blasting his Democrat foe for sharp increases he approved in university tuition.

Nov 17, 2018

High voter turnout makes direct democracy more difficult

That record number of Arizonans who turned out to vote this year has a dark side for direct democracy: It's going to be harder for voters to propose their own laws or get rid of ones they don't like.

Oct 25, 2018

Family overcomes bad hand

For many years Kevin DeMenna had a lobbying practice second to few at the Arizona state Capitol. Then some personal health challenges and a legal situation put a dent in the business. Over these years the business had evolved to include Kevin’s sons, a construct many fathers would be proud of, and relish.

David Garcia and Doug Ducey
Sep 6, 2018

Ducey, Garcia to debate in Phoenix, Tucson

Gov. Doug Ducey and Democratic challenger David Garcia will go head-to-head in back-to-back televised debates on Sept. 24 in Phoenix and Sept. 25 in Tucson.

Sep 5, 2018

Former Republican AG Grant Woods considers run for U.S. Senate in 2020 as Democrat

John McCain's first congressional chief of staff and the former Republican state attorney general is weighing a bid to win his seat when it becomes available again in 2020 -- as a Democrat.

Steve Farley and David Garcia
Aug 17, 2018

Dem gubernatorial candidates deplete cash as primary nears

The winner of Arizona’s Democratic gubernatorial primary — whoever it is — will likely be strapped for cash upon entering the general election.