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Ducey says fix needed to address rare situations like Petersen’s

Posted by   /  October 22, 2019  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

The Maricopa County Board (shown) will vote Wednesday on taking action on Assessor Paul Petersen, jailed for 2 weeks on charges of baby trafficking. The board has considered suspending Petersen, 12 News reports. By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times Arizona needs some sort of law or procedure to oust elected […]

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Ducey says California power blackouts are because of ‘bad public policy’

Posted by   /  October 19, 2019  /  Energy and Environment  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via PinalCentral  Gov. Doug Ducey won’t criticize the the rates being charged by the state’s largest electric company despite the fact that 8 percent of its residential customers could not — or would not — pay their bills this summer. “I want to see us have successful energy […]

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Arizona Gov. Ducey skeptical of Trump impeachment process

Posted by   /  October 8, 2019  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

KTAR News/Matt Bertram KTAR.com Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is not a supporter of the ongoing process that could end in the impeachment of President Donald Trump. Ducey told KTAR News 92.3 FM’s Mac & Gaydos on Monday he had reservations about the rush to impeach Trump, especially with the next presidential election about a year […]

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Ducey comes out on climate

Posted by   /  September 7, 2019  /  Energy and Environment  /  No Comments

Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services FILE The acknowledgment regarding climate changes comes four years after Ducey, just months after being sworn into office, had a decidedly different take By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Gov. Doug Ducey has come around to what a majority of Arizonans believe: human activity is affecting the climate. “I imagine it’s […]

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Ducey says Arizona lawmakers will revisit laws on short-term rentals after outcry in Sedona

Posted by   /  August 23, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Real Estate  /  No Comments

Gov. Doug Ducey By Andrew Oxford | Arizona Republic The cries of help from Sedona and other Arizona cities seem to have been heard. Gov. Doug Ducey on Thursday said lawmakers will revisit restrictions on short-term rentals during the upcoming legislative session, an apparent change in his position. Ducey’s comments came three months and one day after […]

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Ducey disapproves of Trump’s new green card policy, raids that don’t prioritize ‘bad guys’

Posted by   /  August 13, 2019  /  Immigration  /  No Comments

Gov. Doug Ducey speaks with a rancher on Arizona’s southern border./ Photo by Doug Ducey’s campaign | Flickr/CC BY-SA 2.0 By Jeremy Duda | Arizona Mirror Gov. Doug Ducey took issue with President Donald Trump’s new policy of limiting green cards for poorer immigrants. The Trump administration on Monday announced a new policy that, beginning […]

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Ducey signs bill to pay off debt

Posted by   /  June 6, 2019  /  Economy, Legislature 2019 Regular Session  /  No Comments

The state borrowed $1B during the recession. By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation Thursday to pay off about $190 million in debt, a payment he had originally opposed. The funds are part of the more than $1 billion borrowed by the state during the recession, […]

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Ducey signs bill for state to recognize out-of-state license

Posted by   /  April 11, 2019  /  Economy, Legislature 2019 Regular Session  /  No Comments

Using the fender of a U-Haul truck as a prop to represent people moving to Arizona, Gov. Doug Ducey signs legislation Wednesday to permit people with professional licenses from other states to work here. \/Capitol Media Services photo by Howard Fischer By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times Gov. Doug Ducey […]

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Ducey opposes family-separation policy, says he will finish his term despite Homeland Security opening

Posted by   /  April 10, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and Governor Doug Ducey met with National Guard troops sent to the border as part of Operation Guardian Shield./ Kim Johnson/KAWC Colorado River Public Media By Maria Polletta | Arizona Republic  Despite deeming outgoing Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen “a model public servant,” Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said he does […]

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Gov. Ducey supports effort to include citizenship question on 2020 Census

Posted by   /  April 2, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

The Census Bureau plans to include a citizenship question on the form has some advocates upset. The Trump administration wants the question included on the form./U.S. Census Bureau By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Daily Star Gov. Doug Ducey is siding with the Trump administration in its bid to add a citizenship […]

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