Friday, June 17, 2016

Arizona Governor Ducey's Week in Review

Governor Ducey Visits Show Low For Briefing, Tour Of Cedar Fire

Governor Ducey speaks with firefighters & hotshots on the front line of the Cedar Fire, Friday, June 17.
Statement From Governor Doug Ducey On Cedar Creek Fires
This is an area with communities that have experienced severe wildfires before, so the state is on high alert given the additional risks posed by current weather conditions.
Governor Orders Flags At Half-Staff For Victims Of Orlando Shooting

Governor Doug Ducey Proclaims June 13 “Don Bolles Day”
Governor Doug Ducey has proclaimed today, June 13, 2016, “Don Bolles Day” in honor of the work and bravery of the Arizona investigative journalist who died 40 years ago today.
Comparing Arizona Nationally On DebtArizona has one of the lowest expenditures on debt, pensions and retiree healthcare in the country in a ranking published by Governing Magazine. The analysis is provided by J.P. Morgan Asset Management.
Phoenix Business Journal: California Medtech Manufacturer Opening 500-Job Facility In Mesa
Mesa just landed a cutting-edge medical technology manufacturer with upwards to 500 jobs.
Editorial: Teacher Pay Increase
The Casa Grande Union High School District board last week raised starting pay for teachers by $2,000 following passage the previous month of Proposition 123 by Arizona voters. The change, designed to help the district fill positions, certainly is the right one.
KJZZ: With Prop 123 Money Now Available, Arizona School Districts Rush To Fill Teacher VacanciesWhile most Arizona public school students are on summer break, school districts around the state are busy trying to fill teacher vacancies for the upcoming year.
Governor Castro's 100th Birthday
Not to be forgotten, Sunday, June 12 would have been Governor Castro's 100th Birthday. Governor Ducey issued a proclamation, signifying it's importance.