Governor Doug Ducey

Legal Beat

Ducey asks U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade, outlaw abortions

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, 11 other Republican governors and more than 200 GOP lawmakers on Thursday filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion ruling. The 1973 court decision for women’s reproductive rights set a precedent for a constitutional right to access to abortion – and has been challenged

COVID-19

Governor Ducey’s Statement On Updated CDC Guidance

Governor Doug Ducey today released the following statement in response to the updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: “Arizona does not allow mask mandates, vaccine mandates, vaccine passports or discrimination in schools based on who is or isn’t vaccinated. We’ve passed all of this into law, and it will not change. “The

Legal Beat

Governor Ducey Appoints Kathryn Hackett King To The Arizona Supreme Court

Governor Doug Ducey today announced the appointment of Kathryn Hackett King, a member of the Arizona Board of Regents and University of Arizona College of Law graduate, to the Arizona Supreme Court. King brings a breadth of private and public experience to the bench, from her background in complex civil litigation to her work in

COVID-19

Governor Ducey Rescinds 25 Pandemic-Related Executive Orders

Governor Doug Ducey rescinded 25 Executive Orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic following action by the Arizona Legislature to codify into law many of the policies enacted by the Executive Orders to protect against excessive mandates, including mask usage in schools and prohibiting vaccine passports. “Throughout the pandemic, we took action to protect Arizonans and

Politics

Two Cheers for Governor Ducey

After six and a half years in office, Governor Ducey’s legacy remains unclear. With the 2021 legislative term now in overtime  and major political figures  announcing to succeed him, the Governor will soon be a lame duck. Next year’s legislative session will be his last. Ducey hasn’t been a bad governor. Basically, he’s been a moderate,

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