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Session Wrap with Gov. Doug Ducey (access required)

Doug Ducey

In the first session of Doug Ducey’s second term in office, the governor experienced his longest session yet, though the results were much the same – Ducey got most of what he wanted, including a billion dollars tucked away for a rainy day.

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Q&A with Gov. Doug Ducey (access required)

Gov. Doug Ducey PHOTO BY KATIE CAMPBELL/ARIZONA CAPITOL TIMES

I think that you’ll see a “State of the State” that focuses on things that matter, things that are important inside our state and things that will secure the future for Arizona and put us in a position to continue to grow and prosper.

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Debt Dilemma (access required)

House sets committee rosters, Dems stronger on Appropriations

2010 decision to mortgage state’s assets threatens cash reserves

Borrowing billions of dollars allowed Arizona to limp through the worst financial crisis in its history. But the decision to mortgage state assets that include the House and Senate buildings has an unwanted underside: It precludes the state from having significant cash reserves.

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