Ducey reissues moratorium on regulatory rulemaking

Ducey reissues moratorium on regulatory rulemaking

By SoAzNewsX Governor Doug Ducey this week reissued a fourth annual executive order renewing his moratorium on all new regulatory rulemaking by state agencies in Arizona. Governor Ducey’s first action in office was issuing the initial moratorium, which fulfilled a key campaign promise to expand our state’s economy by reducing the regulatory burden on small businesses. The […]

Following unanimous passage, Gov. Ducey signs legislation combating opioid epidemic

Following unanimous passage, Gov. Ducey signs legislation combating opioid epidemic

By SoAzNewsX Governor Doug Ducey on Friday signed The Arizona Opioid Epidemic Act, the first bill to become law in 2018, following a four-day Special Session and unanimous passage in the House and Senate. The legislation takes aggressive steps to address opioid addiction, hold bad actors accountable, expand access to treatment, and provide life-saving resources […]

Public funds for contract lobbyists revoked under Ducey executive order

Public funds for contract lobbyists revoked under Ducey executive order

By SoAzNewsX In an effort to protect taxpayers and reduce the influence of special interests at the state Capitol, Governor Doug Ducey has issued an executive order that terminates state contracts with professional lobbyists and ends the long-standing practice of state government entities spending significant public dollars on contract lobbyists. The executive order, signed and […]