Arizona To Stop Taking Federal Unemployment Compensation July 10th, Offers Bonuses

Governor Doug Ducey announced a new plan Thursday to get Arizonans back to work. Ducey says the state will no longer be taking the $300 Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation, and instead offer a one-time bonus to returning workers, along with child care support, educational opportunities and rental assistance. The state will offer a $2,000 Back […]

Governor Ducey To Send 250 National Guard Troops To The U.S.-Mexico Border

Governor Doug Ducey is sending 250 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border. Ducey said Tuesday he issued a Declaration of Emergency to activate the Guard and deploy them to southern Arizona. The move was made to support local law enforcement efforts as there has been a rise in arrests and migrant children in federal […]

Flagstaff Not Budging To Governor Ducey’s New COVID Executive Order, Yet

Governor Doug Ducey issued an executive order Thursday that removes local control over mask mandates and large gatherings. On Friday, the City of Flagstaff is taking a stand against that order. City officials say the order is “not in the best interest of public health and further erodes home rule.” Mayor Paul Deasy and the […]

Governor Ducey Applauds The “Healthy Forest Initiative” Passed This Week

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey spoke to the press around the state Thursday about a new law to prevent and fight wildfires with help from Arizona inmates. Governor Ducey described the “Healthy Forest Initiative” starting with the pressing issue of wildfire risk, noting that last year’s wildfire season was the second most destructive in the history […]

Governor Ducey Talks Unity, COVID-19 And Economy In State Of The State Address

Governor Doug Ducey delivered his State of the State address Monday afternoon. Ducey started his address by talking about the rioting at the U.S. Capitol building last week. He says “with resilience and compassion, we move forward, allowing nothing to get in our way, and showing in the end the best kind of unity there […]

Governor Doug Ducey To Visit Flagstaff Friday

Governor Doug Ducey is making his rounds across the state, delivering his State of the State Address to rural communities. He was in Prescott today and will be in Flagstaff tomorrow to dedicate the new ADOT regional service center at the old Harkins Theater building at South Woodlands Village Boulevard at 10 a.m. He will […]

Governor Ducey Signs Distracted Driving Bill Into Law

A bill that prohibits the use of handheld devices while driving has become law. Governor Ducey signed House Bill 2318 into law at the State Capitol Monday. Ducey signed the bill while he was surrounded by families of those killed by distracted driving, including the family of former Salt River Police Officer Clayton Townsend. For […]