Doug Ducey

Arizona News: Governor’s Office To Hold Judicial Interviews In Yuma County News ReleaseMarch 15, 2019

PHOENIX, Aa. (STL.News) — Governor Doug Ducey today announced that members of his executive staff will conduct on-site interviews for candidates who have applied for a judicial vacancy on the Superior Court in Yuma County. Judicial interviews will take place as follows on Monday, March 25, 2019 at the Yuma County Courthouse, 250 W. Second Street, … Continue reading Arizona News: Governor’s Office To Hold Judicial Interviews In Yuma County News ReleaseMarch 15, 2019

Arizona News: Governor Ducey Honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

PHOENIX, AZ – Jan. 21, 2019 – Arizona Governor Doug Ducey today released the following statement in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: “Today, Arizona is humbled to join all Americans in pausing to honor the life, legacy and enduring impact of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “In the face of violence, Dr. … Continue reading Arizona News: Governor Ducey Honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Arizona News: Arizona Governor Doug Ducey Appoints New Director Of Gaming

PHOENIX, AZ – Jan. 13, 2019 – Arizona Governor Doug Ducey Friday announced the appointment of Ted Vogt as the director of the Arizona Department of Gaming, following his tenure serving as interim director of Arizona State Parks & Trails. Director Vogt has an extensive background in state government, having served as Governor Ducey’s first … Continue reading Arizona News: Arizona Governor Doug Ducey Appoints New Director Of Gaming

Arizona News: Governor Ducey Announces Retirement Of AHCCCS Director Tom Betlach

Betlach To Retire After A Distinguished 27-Year Career In Public Service To Arizona PHOENIX, AZ — Arizona Governor Doug Ducey yesterday announced that Thomas Betlach, director of the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), will retire in January 2019, after 27 years of distinguished service to the state of Arizona.  Mr. Betlach led Arizona’s … Continue reading Arizona News: Governor Ducey Announces Retirement Of AHCCCS Director Tom Betlach

Arizona News: Governor Ducey Appoints Adele Ponce And Scott Blaney To The Maricopa County Superior Court

PHOENIX, AZ — Arizona Governor Doug Ducey Friday announced the appointments of Adele Ponce and Scott Blaney to the Maricopa County Superior Court.  These appointments are to fill vacancies due to the retirements of Judge Aimee L. Anderson and Judge Peter C. Reinstein. Adele Ponce is currently a criminal appellate prosecutor with the Arizona Attorney … Continue reading Arizona News: Governor Ducey Appoints Adele Ponce And Scott Blaney To The Maricopa County Superior Court

Washington, D.C. | Governor Doug Ducey supports the FORWARD Act introduced by Rep. David Schweikert (AZ-06)

Washington, D.C. – Governor Doug Ducey announced his support for the FORWARD Act (H.R. 6562), legislation that Congressman David Schweikert and several of his colleagues introduced in the House of Representatives to provide critical resources to the state of Arizona to fight Valley Fever. Arizona has experienced an increase in the number of reported cases … Continue reading Washington, D.C. | Governor Doug Ducey supports the FORWARD Act introduced by Rep. David Schweikert (AZ-06)

PHOENIX | Arizona governor’s Senate pick reflects a cautious approach

PHOENIX — Arizona carries a reputation as one of the country’s political flashpoints, with heated debates over immigration, rambunctious populists and a divided GOP. But the man who had the attention of the nation’s political establishment this week is a buttoned-down former ice cream company executive running for a second term as governor. Doug Ducey, … Continue reading PHOENIX | Arizona governor’s Senate pick reflects a cautious approach

WASHINGTON | Congresswoman Debbie Lesko Statement on Appointment of Jon Kyl

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (R-Peoria) released the following statement after Arizona Governor Doug Ducey announced former Senator Jon Kyl will fill the vacated Senate seat by the late Senator John McCain: “Governor Ducey today made an excellent choice in Jon Kyl to return to the U.S. Senate. Former Senator Kyl served alongside Senator McCain … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Congresswoman Debbie Lesko Statement on Appointment of Jon Kyl

Washington, D.C. | Rep. David Schweikert Statement on Senator Jon Kyl Appointment

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative David Schweikert released the following statement succeeding Governor Doug Ducey’s appointment of Senator Jon Kyl. “I want to express my support for Governor Doug Ducey’s decision in appointing former Senator Jon Kyl to fulfill Senator John McCain’s Senate seat. I appreciate that Sen. Kyl will take the legacy of Senator John … Continue reading Washington, D.C. | Rep. David Schweikert Statement on Senator Jon Kyl Appointment

WASHINGTON, D.C. | Congressman Biggs Applauds Appointment of Senator Jon Kyl for Arizona Senate Seat

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey appointed former Senator Jon Kyl to represent Arizona in the U.S. Senate, filling the vacancy left by the late-Senator John McCain. Congressman Biggs released the following statement: SOURCE: news provided by biggs.house.gov on Tuesday, September 4, 2018.

WASHINGTON, D.C. | Congressman Gosar Applauds Jon Kyl Appointment To U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after Governor Doug Ducey announced former Senator Jon Kyl to replace the late Senator John McCain. “Senator Jon Kyl is an experienced and qualified choice to serve the people of Arizona in the Senate. His strong record on water, natural … Continue reading WASHINGTON, D.C. | Congressman Gosar Applauds Jon Kyl Appointment To U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON, DC | Representative McSally Commends Governor Ducey for Selecting Former U.S. Senator Jon Kyl to be Senator McCain’s Successor

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, U.S. Representative Martha McSally released the following statement after Governor Doug Ducey announced the appointment of former U.S. Senator Jon Kyl to succeed Senator John McCain in the U.S. Senate. Congresswoman McSally served on the staff of Senator Jon Kyl as a participant in the Air Force’s Legislative Fellowship Program from … Continue reading WASHINGTON, DC | Representative McSally Commends Governor Ducey for Selecting Former U.S. Senator Jon Kyl to be Senator McCain’s Successor

Arizona News: Arizona Governor Doug Ducey Appoints Senator Jon Kyl

PHOENIX, AZ — Arizona Governor Doug Ducey today announced that former Senator Jon Kyl has agreed to serve in the U.S. Senate again, filling the seat vacated by the late Senator John McCain. As Arizona’s Senator, Kyl will serve through at least the second session of the 115th Congress, concluding this year. “There is no … Continue reading Arizona News: Arizona Governor Doug Ducey Appoints Senator Jon Kyl

Arizona News: Arizona Honors John McCain

PHOENIX, AZ — Arizona Governor Doug Ducey today delivered the following remarks at the Arizona State Capitol celebrating the life of John McCain: We’ve all seen the grainy video. A young man, in his 30s, emerges from behind the folding doors of a bus. Plows forward with strength.  His feet land on the ground, and … Continue reading Arizona News: Arizona Honors John McCain

PHOENIX | Filling McCain’s seat a political balancing act for governor

PHOENIX  — Sen. John McCain’s death in office has handed Arizona’s governor an empty Senate seat to give out — and a difficult political puzzle to solve before he does. Arizona law requires only that Gov. Doug Ducey name a replacement who is a member of McCain’s Republican Party and who will fill the seat … Continue reading PHOENIX | Filling McCain’s seat a political balancing act for governor

PHOENIX | Replacing McCain in the Senate is political balancing act

PHOENIX — Sen. John McCain‘s death in office has handed Arizona’s governor an empty Senate seat to give out — and a difficult political puzzle to solve before he does. Arizona law requires only that Gov. Doug Ducey name a replacement who is a member of McCain’s Republican party and who will fill the seat … Continue reading PHOENIX | Replacing McCain in the Senate is political balancing act

WASHINGTON | The Latest: McCain to lie in state at Arizona Capitol on Wed

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on the death of Sen. John McCain (all times local): 1:15 p.m Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey says Sen. John McCain will lie in state at the Arizona Capitol on Wednesday, which is his birthday. In a tweet, Ducey described the event as a “rare and distinct occurrence for a truly special … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: McCain to lie in state at Arizona Capitol on Wed

Arizona News: Governor Ducey describe Senator John McCain as “An American Hero”

PHOENIX, AZ — Arizona Governor Doug Ducey yesterday released the following statement on the passing of Senator John S. McCain: “John McCain is one American who will never be forgotten. He was a giant.  An icon.  An American hero.  But here at home, we were most proud to call him a fellow Arizonan.  Like so … Continue reading Arizona News: Governor Ducey describe Senator John McCain as “An American Hero”

PHOENIX | Troopers: Suspect in Arizona rookie’s death was mentally ill

PHOENIX — A man with a history of mental illness grabbed an Arizona state trooper’s gun and killed a rookie in training and wounded another trooper during a fight along an interstate in suburban Phoenix, authorities said Thursday. The shooting occurred after troopers responded to reports late Wednesday of a person throwing rocks at vehicles … Continue reading PHOENIX | Troopers: Suspect in Arizona rookie’s death was mentally ill

Arizona News: Arizona Governor Ducey Requests Federal Partnership In Support Of Arizona’s Local Firefighters

PHOENIX, AZ — Arizona Governor Doug Ducey yesterday issued a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and Department of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke requesting their support in providing reimbursements to Arizona’s local fire departments. Arizona has taken steps to ensure our local wildfire fighting community gets repaid within a timely manner for costs … Continue reading Arizona News: Arizona Governor Ducey Requests Federal Partnership In Support Of Arizona’s Local Firefighters

PHOENIX | Striking Arizona teachers win 20 percent raise, end walkout

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona governor signed a plan Thursday to give striking teachers a 20 percent pay raise, ending their six-day walkout after a dramatic all-night legislative session and sending more than a million public school students back to the classroom. Gov. Doug Ducey’s signature awarded teachers a 9 percent raise in the fall … Continue reading PHOENIX | Striking Arizona teachers win 20 percent raise, end walkout