Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation Wednesday to provide $1.2 billion to fund grandiose projects to find new water for Arizona and smaller ones to conserve what the state already has.
By funding 15% pay raises for all sworn and civilian DPS staff, DPS can attract new talent and fend off poaching attempts from other agencies with higher pay and smaller territory.
Publicly condemn Senator Rogers now if you ever want Arizonans to remember you as a conservative governor who stood up for democratic principles.
Inflation is already taking a toll on local residents’ wallets and it’s shaping up to be an important theme in general elections this fall.
For most of this session, lawmakers have been working with stakeholders of various interests to cobble together legislation that addresses Arizona’s water woes, but concerns over conservation and money have slowed progress.
Republican lawmakers are asking Gov. Doug Ducey to sign a bill they concede has no practical effect.
Arizona voters may get a chance to keep abortion legal even if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade.
State senators voted Tuesday to forever bar the state Department of Health Services from requiring students to be vaccinated against Covid to attend school.
We know that the recognition of this value is the reason the Legislature and Governor just reauthorized the Commission on the Arts. And we are just as certain that they will recognize the tremendous return on this investment when they approve a $5 million ongoing appropriation in the budget being adopted soon.
Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill Friday to limit the governor’s power to implement a state of emergency for “public health” reasons.