Benchmark Electronics Brings 500 Jobs To Tempe

Tempe, Arizona - Governor Doug Ducey attended the grand opening of Benchmark Electronics’ new corporate headquarters in Tempe. The global engineering and electronics manufacturing company will bring 500 new jobs to the state with the relocation of its headquarters from Texas to Arizona.

Governor Ducey Appoints Timothy Dickerson To The Cochise County Superior Court

Phoenix, Arizona - Governor Doug Ducey Wednesday announced the appointment of Timothy Dickerson to the Cochise County Superior Court. The vacancy on the Cochise County Superior Court was created by the retirement of Judge Karl D. Elledge. Under the Arizona Constitution, judges of the Superior Court in counties with a population of less than 250,000 persons are elected by the voters.

Let Them Work! Bill Introduced To Reduce Barriers To Employment

Phoenix, Arizona - In his 2019 State of the State address, Governor Doug Ducey called for a bill to provide universal recognition for occupational licenses in Arizona. On Friday, Arizona Representative Warren Petersen introduced a bill to do just that. If passed, the bill would make Arizona the first state in the nation to allow for such broad recognition of out-of-state occupational licenses, reducing barriers to employment for people who move here.

Governor Ducey Issues Executive Order Strengthening Protections For People With Disabilities

Phoenix, Arizona - Governor Doug Ducey Wednesday issued an executive order directing the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) and the Department of Economic Security (DES) to strengthen protections for people with disabilities.

Arizona’s Drought Contingency Plan

Phoenix, Arizona - Arizona and six other western states draw water from the Colorado River, which has its source as Lake Mead. In Arizona, roughly 40 percent of the water we use comes from the Colorado River, supporting economic sectors as agriculture, industry and household uses.