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Arizona GOP Senators McCain and Flake Go After Trump for Pardon of Sheriff Joe

Posted: August 27, 2017 at 6:43 am   /   Arizona, Features, National, Politics, Top Stories

Both Arizona GOP Senators, John McCain and Jeff Flake, went after President Trump for his pardon of Sheriff Joe Arpaio on Friday. The President had promised his intentions of pardoning the embattled sheriff at his rally in Phoenix on Tuesday, despite the controversy it would cause, and followed through. Arpaio had been instructed to stop […]

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Governor Ducey’s “Infant At Work” Program Expands To DES

Posted: January 29, 2017 at 6:00 am   /   Arizona, Politics, Top Stories

PHOENIX — After a successful pilot program run in select offices, the Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) announced today that it is rolling out Governor Doug Ducey’s “Infant at Work” program statewide. The program allows parents to bring newborns to work from age four weeks to six months, or until the baby is mobile. […]

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How Health Care Should Be: Direct Primary Care

Posted: January 22, 2017 at 6:30 am   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

In the third and final installment of our video series, we feature Barbara Colley and Dr. Chad Savage. Barb, a director of a non-profit dental clinic for low-income residents, was facing multiple chronic health conditions after years of being uninsured. She was relieved to receive health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, but the policy […]

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Word On The Street: Education The “Centerpiece” Of Governor Ducey’s New Budget

Posted: January 18, 2017 at 12:00 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

From the Office of Governor Doug Ducey: On Friday afternoon, Governor Doug Ducey released his Executive Budget for fiscal year 2018, a fiscally responsible plan that invests in education and our state’s most vulnerable while maintaining the structural balance. The release was live-streamed online in order to increase transparency and solicit comment from the public. […]

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Video: Arizona Governor Doug Ducey’s State of the State Address

Posted: January 11, 2017 at 11:30 am   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

The Arizona governor announced a number of new policy proposals in this speech.

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Governor Ducey Outlines Key Policy Priorities

Posted: January 11, 2017 at 6:03 am   /   Arizona, Politics, Top Stories

PHOENIX — Today, Governor Doug Ducey delivered his 2017 State of the State address. The theme of the speech is “Boundless Opportunity,” and it contains a new and exciting policy agenda focused on expanding opportunities for our state’s most vulnerable. At roughly 5,150 words, the address is significantly longer than it was in 2015, which ran 2,893 […]

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Governor Ducey Announces RedTape.AZ.Gov

Posted: January 10, 2017 at 11:30 am   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey today announced a new program aimed at freeing Arizona’s businesses from the burden of harmful and outdated regulations standing in the way of economic growth and job creation. The website—RedTape.AZ.Gov—is a new online service that empowers Arizonans to make recommendations about how to update our state’s regulatory system. The innovative […]

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Governor Ducey: “Arizona Will Take Every Step Necessary To Stop” Last-Minute Obama Land Grab

Posted: January 2, 2017 at 2:00 pm   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey responded Thursday to President Obama’s recent “midnight monument” land grab. With just days remaining in his presidency, Obama used the Antiquities Act of 1906 to seize 1.65 million acres in Utah and Nevada, raising his eight year total to a record 553 million acres, the most ever by any president. Ducey […]

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Governor Ducey Responds To Recent National Monument Designations By President Obama

Posted: December 30, 2016 at 12:30 pm   /   Arizona, Politics, Top Stories

From the Office of Governor Doug Ducey PHOENIX — In response to President Obama designating two national monuments this week in Utah and Nevada, Governor Doug Ducey issued the following statement requesting that the president respect Arizona by not designating the proposed Grand Canyon Watershed National Monument: “Western public land agreements have established a legacy of […]

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