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Governor Ducey Honors Arizona Veterans Hall Of Fame Inductees

PHOENIX – Governor Doug Ducey today honored 22 Arizona veterans who continue to go above and beyond to serve their communities at the 9th Annual Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. The Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame recognizes veterans...

BRIEF: Investing In Rural Arizona's Future

Arizona is investing in our rural communities. Over the next five years, the state will invest $4.6 billion in highways, bridges and airports, in addition to targeted investments in this year's budget to support select infrastructure projects and...

Arizona: Governor Ducey Appoints Cassie Bray Woo and John Blanchard To The Maricopa County Superior Court

PHOENIX – Governor Doug Ducey today announced the appointments of Cassie Bray Woo and John Blanchard to the Maricopa County Superior Court. These appointments are to fill vacancies due to the retirements of Judges Janet E. Barton and Cari A. Harrison.

Governor Ducey Honors Arizona Wildfire Crews

Arizona Wildland Firefighters Have Helped Contain Approximately 1,700 Fires In 2019 PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey today met with firefighters who serve on wildfire crews from around the state to thank them for their dedicated work to protect Arizona...

Arizona: Governor Ducey's Statement On Confirmation Of Barbara Barrett As Secretary Of The Air Force

PHOENIX – Governor Doug Ducey today released the following statement on the U.S. Senate confirmation of Barbara Barrett as Secretary of the Air Force:

BRIEF: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Throughout Arizona

From September 15 through October 15, Arizona is celebrating the cultural and economic contributions of Hispanic Arizonans as part of Hispanic Heritage Month. In proclaiming the month, Governor Ducey said: "From our history to our people, Hispanic...

BRIEF: Celebrating 25 Years Of Charter School Success In Arizona

Governor Doug Ducey yesterday joined former Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Lisa Graham Keegan to celebrate 25 years of charter school success in Arizona. During a fireside chat, the two discussed the impressive results achieved by students..

Arizona: Governor Ducey Announces Partnership To Expand Suicide Prevention Efforts & Mental Health Support In Schools

PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey announced today that the Governor's Office of Youth, Faith and Family (GOYFF) has been awarded nearly $1 million in federal funding through the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance to increase...

Arizona Makes Top 10 On List Of Tax-Friendly States

PHOENIX — A recent State-by-State Guide to Taxes released by Kiplinger listed Arizona on the top 10 list of tax-friendly states. The ranking, which placed Arizona ninth in the nation for tax friendliness for individuals and businesses, is...

Arizona: Governor Ducey Orders Flags At Half-Staff To Honor Border Patrol Agent Robert Hotten

PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset today, Tuesday, October 8, 2019, to honor Border Patrol Agent Robert Hotten. On Monday, October 7, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border...

Arizona: Governor Ducey Names David Shinn Department Of Corrections Director

Shinn Brings Over 30 Years Of Experience At Nearly Every Level Of Corrections