Stories tagged: "Doug Ducey"


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Here’s Katie Hobbs’ Plan to Improve Education and Save Taxpayers Money

The budget includes a $150 million investment in the Housing Trust Fund, which would help develop and preserve affordable housing across the state.

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Ducey Continues To Build His $100 Million Shipping Container ‘Border,’ Leaving an Expensive Mess for Gov.-Elect Katie Hobbs

Federal agencies have told Arizona the construction on US land is unlawful, and environmental groups say the containers could imperil natural water systems and endanger species.

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Hobbs Presses Steadily Toward Transition, Even as Challenges Swirl

Gov.-elect Katie Hobbs pressed on toward a transition Wednesday as aides laid out the incoming administration’s priorities and promised she will be “a governor for all Arizonans.”

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No, Undergraduates in Arizona Cannot Teach Without a College Degree

While students without a bachelor’s degree can teach in certain situations, they must be supervised by a certified teacher and cannot be the teacher on record for the classroom.

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Explained: How Latest School Voucher Expansion Caters to Wealthy at Students’ Expense

The vouchers provide families with about $7,000 annually to fund private education, but the average cost of private school tuition in Arizona is $12,650.

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Arizona Lawmakers Approve State Budget. Here’s What’s In It.

The $18 billion budget includes funding for a border wall, public safety, highway construction, and increased investment in Arizona's public schools.

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Ducey Boasts About State Surplus, Doesn’t Mention That It’s Thanks to Biden Administration

Biden’s American Rescue Plan funneled more than $4 billion to Arizona’s state government, which now benefits from a massive budget surplus.