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Group tries to dodge fine for campaign finance law violation

Posted by   /  October 16, 2019  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer |Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times A group that spent $260,000 attacking a 2014 foe of Doug Ducey in his first gubernatorial race is trying again to escape paying a fine for violating state campaign finance laws. Attorneys for the Legacy Foundation Action Fund contend that the Citizens Clean Elections Commission […]

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Ducey denies he ordered Nike incentives withdrawn

Posted by   /  July 31, 2019  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Exposition of Nike sport shoes in Italy. Nike is one of the world’s largest suppliers of athletic shoes and apparel. The company was founded on January 25, 1964. By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times Gov. Doug Ducey denied Tuesday that he unilaterally ordered the Commerce Authority to rescind a $1 […]

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How popular is Gov. Doug Ducey with voters?

Posted by   /  July 23, 2019  /  By Mike Sunnucks, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Gov. Doug Ducey By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has a 53 percent approval rating, according to survey data from Morning Consult. Twenty nine percent of voters surveyed disapprove of Ducey’s job performance while 18 percent didn’t have an opinion. Ducey’s current rating ranks the Arizona Republican 20th among […]

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Ducey’s chief of staff announces he’s moving on

Posted by   /  November 27, 2018  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

  By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services via Arizona Daily Star There’s an argument to be made that Republican Doug Ducey would not be governor today if not for Kirk Adams, who on Monday announced he is quitting as Ducey’s chief of staff. American Encore, a group linked to the Koch brothers, for whom Adams […]

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Would Trump rally help or hurt Ducey’s re-election bid?

Posted by   /  September 13, 2018  /  2018 Elections  /  No Comments

  By Maria Polletta | Arizona Republic Recent poll numbers put incumbent Doug Ducey ahead in the race for governor but suggest less-favorable opinions of fellow Republican Donald Trump, raising the question of whether the president’s anticipated visit to the Valley will help or hurt the governor’s re-election bid. Trump, who endorsed Ducey just before […]

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Budget calls for school districts to divvy up pay increase

Posted by   /  May 1, 2018  /  Education, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times Republican lawmakers took the first steps Monday to providing a 9 percent raise this coming year for teachers. But not necessarily all teachers. The final version of the budget deal negotiated between GOP leaders and Gov. Doug Ducey puts $273 million into the $10.4 […]

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Governor Ducey shows his continued support for entrepreneurship in Arizona by becoming EO Arizona Chapter Patron

Posted by   /  February 27, 2018  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

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(Editor’s note: News releases are published unedited, unless they contain factual errors.)  Chapter-led EO Patrons Program marks 30th Anniversary PHOENIX (Feb. 26, 2018) – The Arizona chapter of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), the world’s leading peer-to-peer network of successful business leaders has named Doug Ducey, Governor for the state of Arizona, as its Chapter Patron. As […]

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[IN-DEPTH] Personal information requirement for drug could hamper opioid crisis effort

Posted by   /  August 18, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Health Care  /  1 Comment

By Rachel Leingang | Arizona Capitol Times Doug Ducey’s requirement that people give their personal information to a state database when they pick up a life-saving drug for opioid overdoses at a pharmacy may actually jeopardize lives, say those who help people with drug addiction recover. The drug, naloxone, saved 28-year-old John Koch’s life three […]

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Gov. Ducey announces new state land commissioner

Posted by   /  April 22, 2015  /  Dealmaker, Real Estate  /  No Comments

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By Philip Haldiman, Editor-in-Chief | Dealmaker Gov. Doug Ducey has appointed Lisa Atkins as commissioner of the Arizona State Land Department. Ducey announced the appointment Wednesday morning. She replaces Vanessa Hickman, who resigned in January. Atkins is the vice president for public policy at Greater Phoenix Leadership and has served for more than 20 years […]

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Ducey appoints Fleetham as Registrar of Contractors

Posted by   /  February 12, 2015  /  Dealmaker, Government and Politics, Real Estate  /  No Comments

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By Sonoran News Governor Doug Ducey has appointed Jeffrey Fleetham as director of the Arizona Registrar of Contractors (ROC). “Mr. Fleetham demonstrates the knowledge and experience necessary to serve the ROC’s mission with success,” said Governor Doug Ducey. “He has a vast background that includes construction, consumer products, consulting and dispute resolution in both public […]

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