PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey today released the following statement for Christmas:
“Christmas is about spending time with family, friends and loved ones to celebrate the blessings we enjoy.
“As we head into a new year, I want to express my sincere thanks and appreciation to every Arizonan who makes this state an incredible place to live.
“We are especially grateful for our women and men in uniform, who are on the front lines to defend our country and protect our freedom. We also thank our brave law enforcement members, who keep communities across Arizona safe; our first responders and medical professionals who provide aid and save lives; and our selfless volunteers who give their time to help those in need.
“May God continue to bless this wonderful state and keep all of us safe and healthy in the new year. From my family to yours, we wish you a very merry Christmas and a happy new year.”