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GOVERNOR DOUG DUCEY: Awards $15.9 Million For New School Buses

First Round Of Awards Provides Low-Income Schools With 142 New School Buses

GOVERNOR DOUG DUCEY: Strengthens Arizona-Sonora Relationship

Governor Doug Ducey today co-signed three Memoranda of Understanding with Sonora Governor Claudia Pavlovich at the Comisión Sonora-Arizona/Arizona-Mexico Commission 2018 Annual Meeting Plenary Session in Hermosillo, Sonora.

GOVERNOR DOUG DUCEY: Appoints Fred DuVal To The Arizona Board Of Regents

Governor Doug Ducey announced the appointment of business and community leader Fred DuVal, a former Chairman of the Arizona Board of Regents and the 2014 Democratic nominee for Arizona governor, to fill a vacancy on the Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR).

Ducey expresses sympathy for Bush family

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey recently ordered the state's flags flown at half staff in observation of the passing of former U.S. First Lady Barbara Bush.

Ducey ensures state's cooperation with National Guard troops on border

Gov. Doug Ducey welcomed the announcement by President Donald Trump and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen that the federal government will deploy National Guard troops to enhance security in border states.

Ducey promotes state savings by limiting vehicle use

The state is looking for ways to manage tax dollars efficiently by reducing costs.

Ducey urges expansion of Second Chance Centers

During his State of the State address, Gov. Doug Ducey called on lawmakers to expand the state's Second Chance Centers at prisons and also announced a new ID program to ensure individuals leaving prison have a needed tool to successfully re-enter society.

Ducey appoints Burton to State Board of Education

Gov. Doug Ducey recently appointed the co-founder of the Burton Family Foundation and long-time education advocate Christine Burton to the Arizona State Board of Education.

Ducey seeks public-private partnerships for rest areas

Gov. Doug Ducey is asking the federal government to grant Arizona permission to initiate a pilot program that would allow the state to use its highway rest stops for public-private partnerships in the hopes of creating more revenue for the state.

Ducey calls on congressional leaders to reauthorize funding for KidsCare

As funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) hangs in the balance, Gov. Doug Ducey has called on Arizona’s congressional leaders to reauthorize the program that provides coverage for over 23,000 of the state’s children.

Governor fills 2 vacancies on Pima County Superior Court

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has appointed an Air Force veteran and a Superior Court commissioner to the Pima County Superior Court.

Ducey to receive AZBio's Leader of the Year Award

Gov. Doug Ducey will be named the Arizona Bioindustry Association’s (AZBio) Leader of the Year this month for his leadership and support of the state’s life-science industry.

UPDATED: Ducey appeals for disaster loan assistance for Yavapai County residents

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced that disaster funds are available to businesses and residents in counties affected by recent flooding, according to a press release.

Ducey sees strong future for Arizona-Mexico trade

Gov. Doug Ducey spoke on development and border management recently at the Border Trade Alliance’s fourth annual Building a Competitive U.S.-Mexico Border conference in Washington, D.C.

Ducey invokes state of emergency to combat Arizona wildfires

Gov. Doug Ducey declared a state of emergency saying that Arizona would allocate expanded resources to battle raging wildfires amplified over the past few months by heat, wind and available fuels.

Ducey’s office funds Arizona schools for wellness programs

Thirty-one schools in six Arizona counties recently won funding for drug and alcohol abuse prevention programs from Gov. Doug Ducey’s office through the High School Health and Wellness Program.

Johnson appointed to Pima County Superior Court

Kellie Johnson has been appointed to the Pima County Superior Court by Gov. Doug Ducey

Arizona's hotel industry outranks national average for industry

Arizona’s hotel industry has surpassed the national average in every performance indicator for 2016.

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport to receive boost with Constant Aviation

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Mesa will soon house a full-service maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) base with the addition of Constant Aviation, representing an economic enhancement for Arizona with a $12.5 million investment creating 200 jobs.

Arizona budget props adoption, fostering

With child safety a strong priority, Gov. Doug Ducey’s signoff on Arizona’s 2018 budget will serve to enhance adoption, child safety and foster care throughout the state, protecting at-risk individuals with authorized upgrades.

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