Arizona Governor Doug Ducey

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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey toured the U.S.-Mexico border near Yuma Wednesday, a day after announcing a state of emergency and his activating the Arizona National Guard.

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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Tuesday issued a Declaration of Emergency, announcing he’s deploying the Arizona National Guard to the state’s southern border.

By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- State legislators voted Thursday on multiple fronts to curb the power of the governor -- this one and future ones -- to declare and maintain an emergency.

By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- Gov. Doug Ducey said Wednesday he wants some answers from the federal government on how the decision to again process asylum seekers will affect Arizona.

By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- Senate Republicans have a message to Gov. Doug Ducey about his plan for tax cuts.
We'll see your $200 million in proposed cuts for this coming budget year and raise you another $250 million.


Sen. David Gowan, R-Sierra Vista, told Capitol Media Services that revenues are running far ahead of anticipated expenses. In fact, legislative budget staffers anticipate what they believe will be a $2 billion surplus for the new fiscal year that begins July 1, even on top of Ducey's $12.6 billion spending plan

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