January 25, 2018
Gov. Doug Ducey (Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services, file}
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Incumbent Gov. Doug Ducey continues to accumulate campaign funds in his bid for another four years in office.
Gov. Doug Ducey recently signed SB 1476, which appropriates $1.5 million dollars to fund the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office recidivism rate reduction program.
Gov. Doug Ducey is defending his decision not to include universal background checks in his new school safety program.
Ducey wants to close some gun law loopholes, not others
Gov. Doug Ducey wants to close some reporting loopholes to ensure more information is available when background checks are done of gun buyers but has no interest in requiring every weapon sale goes through that system.
Gov. Doug Ducey is nixing enacting the same new restrictions on guns to control school violence that fellow Republican and Florida Gov. Rick Scott just signed into law.
Governor wanted it approved Thursday and legislature complied
State lawmakers voted late Thursday to adopt changes in laws on opioids despite what some said are flaws and concerns by others that the plan won’t do much of anything to deal with the drug abuse epidemic.