The Latest: Arizona governor seeks school safety plan again

PHOENIX (AP) — The Most trendy on Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s suppose of the suppose address (all occasions native):

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Gov. Doug Ducey says he’ll try as soon as more to hurry a college safety thought that failed within the Legislature final year.

The Republican governor said during his annual suppose of the suppose address Monday that the thought could well invent colleges safer.

His thought would rent extra police officers and college counselors. It also would allow police and others to survey retaining orders combating any individual from seeking to search out a gun if they pose a risk. That provision angered gun-rights supporters final year.

Dwelling Democratic leader Charlene Fernandez of Yuma says Democrats favor to peep a requirement for universal background tests to be integrated in gun laws.


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Gov. Doug Ducey says Arizona must restful use rising suppose earnings to rental saving for the next financial downturn.

The Republican governor on Monday renowned the suppose’s rising financial system nonetheless instructed suppose lawmakers that his price range proposal will leer to extra than double the suppose’s moist day fund to $1 billion. He says that would attend invent determined that Arizona can weather the next recession without the extreme cuts to education, public safety and other services and products that followed the final financial downturn.

Ducey spoke to lawmakers in his annual suppose of the suppose address every week after he was sworn in for a second term.

He says the No. 1 arena for lawmakers needs to be constructing with a thought to preserve water as suppose contends with drought and faces federal restrictions.

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