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State Leaders Celebrating Tourism

Governor Jan Brewer today has joined the Arizona Office of Tourism (AOT) in commemorating the U.S. Travel Association’s National Travel and Tourism Week  in Arizona. The celebration – held May 5-13, 2012 – will recognize the tourism industry for its economic contributions and for the vital role it plays in the growth and stability of […]

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Lawmakers Poised to Pass AZ Budget

The Arizona Legislature has approved a budget for the upcoming year which slightly boosts spending and replenishes the state’s rainy day fund. There is nearly $90 million in new education spending for K-12.  The $21 million for the university system includes $15 million for Northern Arizona University and ASU to bring per pupil funding to […]

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GOP and Democrats at Odds Over Redistricting

Proposed Congressional Map is Fatally Flawed and a Partisan Giveaway to Democrats –Governor calls process Botched Governor Jan Brewer today blasted a new Arizona congressional map preliminarily adopted this week by the Independent Redistricting Commission.   “The IRC proposal is simply gerrymandering at its worst,” said Governor Brewer. “This unaccountable, unelected Commission has misused its […]

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State of Emergency Declaration Bring Cash to County

Governor Jan Brewer today signed a Declaration of Emergency in support of Coconino County response, recovery and mitigation efforts to protect property and infrastructure in the Schultz Flood area.   The declaration was signed in response to a heavy monsoon rainstorm that dropped more than 1 inch of rain within 15 minutes in the Timberline, […]

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Constituion Week Being Recognized in AZ

Governor Jan Brewer has issued a proclamation declaring September 17-23, 2011, “Constitution Week” in remembrance of the signing of the U.S. Constitution in 1787. “The U.S. Constitution was groundbreaking. It not only established a new government but – more importantly – it set forth the very framework of limited federal government and American liberty guaranteed […]

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Governor Names Board of Commerce Authority

Governor Jan Brewer today announced the selection of 17 of Arizona’s premier business leaders to serve as members of the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) Board of Directors. The Commerce Authority, established with the passage of the Arizona Competitiveness Package earlier this year, is playing a critical role in the state’s recruitment and retention of quality […]

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State Offering Flood Prevention Funding

Properties impacted by flooding downstream of the Schultz Fire burn area, may see the benefits from state financial assistance. Governor Jan Brewer today announced plans to allocate $305,000 to Coconino County to aid in its recovery from flood damage caused by the Schultz Fire of June 2010, as well as to mitigate future flood damage […]

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Governor Petitioning U.S. Supreme Court on SB1070

Governor Jan Brewer today announced that she will immediately petition the U.S. Supreme Court to lift the injunction on the Arizona immigration law known as SB 1070. “I’ve always known this legal fight would be a long one,” said Governor Brewer. “But now that this is the path we’ve chosen, I am confident Arizona will […]

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AZ Tourism Industry Remains Economic Driver

Flagstaff tourism officials are joining state officials in recognizing the value of the tourism officials in Arizona. Jacki Lenners tells FBN there are activites the entire week.  “We kicked off National Tourism Week with an event at our Visitor Center on Saturday in honor of National Train Day. Throughout the week, our staff at the […]

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