"I have pledged to be a governor for all the people. Opportunity is just a platitude unless all Arizonans are included, everyone given a fair chance and even a second chance, no one forgotten, no one written off. It is not for the state to assure success, but we can promise, and I do, that this state is on the side of your success."Governor Doug Ducey
"In Arizona, educational excellence is a priority. Our goal is simple: To improve outcomes in the classroom for all our children."Governor Doug Ducey
21st Century Economy
"Our people have put their faith in Arizona’s future. They bring their families here, start businesses here, seek jobs here and build new lives here – believing in the promise of this state."Governor Doug Ducey
Opportunity For All
"Whether it is spending, or the tax code, or changes in our public schools and legal system – or any other policy question – my first priority is simple: put more opportunities and greater freedom within reach of all our citizens."Governor Doug Ducey
*seasonally-adjusted non-farm jobs
Source: State of Arizona Office of Employment and Population Statistics
Protecting Our Communities
"In the goals we set for our government, and in the principles we follow, there’s a lot to be said for simplicity. Equal justice, public safety, aid to the helpless and the defense of the weak against the strong- take care of those duties and you have served well."Governor Doug Ducey
Balancing the Budget
"We’ve taken our medicine, tightened our belts in the first year – and our state is on steady fiscal ground. We have a balanced budget; we have $312 million cash carry forward; and we have $458 million in the rainy day fund."Governor Doug Ducey
Comcast Announces New Customer Support Center Resulting in New Jobs for Arizonans
Governor Ducey and Comcast announced plans to open a new customer support center in the fall of 2015 in Tucson, Arizona. The state-of-the-art 100,000 square-foot facility will bring 1,125 new jobs to the state.
Metro Tech High School Visit
Governor Ducey met with students and staff at Metro Tech High School. During his visit, the Governor toured several programs, including automotive, culinary arts, floral design, cosmetology, and Canyon State Credit Union, the only student run credit union on a high school campus in the state. Following his tour, the Governor delivered a guest lecture to students on financial literacy.
Israel Water Technology & Environment Control Conference
Governor Ducey attends an international conference on water technology and meeting with business and government officials.
"I see boundless potential for our relationship with Israel. The similarities between our two regions – both geographically and historically – are vast, and quite striking. This is perhaps best demonstrated in the way we’ve been able to build thriving economies in an arid desert landscape."Governor Doug Ducey