Governor Doug Ducey: The Trump Administrations Governor

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Doug Ducey has gladly and warmly supported Trump since he was the nominee for president. He attended the Republican National Convention and applauded Trump’s nomination. When Trump was in Phoenix on August 22, Doug Ducey warmly greeted him at the airport and after the rally said he was “very supportive” of many parts of Trump’s agenda. In a July 2016 … Read More

Doug Ducey Should Stand With Women, Survivors and Revoke His Support for Brett Kavanaugh

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Phoenix–Statement from Josselyn Berry, Co-Director at ProgressNow Arizona: “With Brett Kavanaugh now facing four possible allegations of sexual misconduct, it is crystal clear that he should not be named to a lifetime position on the Supreme Court. Doug Ducey said last week that he supports Kavanaugh, and Ducey recently appointed Jon Kyl, who played a key role in steering Kavanaugh’s … Read More

Doug Ducey Still Supports Brett Kavanaugh Despite Sexual Assault Allegations

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We believe women. We believe Dr. Christine Blasey Ford. This weekend, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford came forward and said publicly that Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh had sexually assaulted her when they were both in high school. Back in July, despite concerns even then with Kavanaugh’s qualifications,  Governor Doug Ducey signed onto a letter in support of Brett Kavanaugh. When asked by … Read More

Showing Governor Ducey That Tucson is Still #RedforEd

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In the span of just a few weeks, #RedforEd successfully pushed Governor Ducey to go from offering 1{28335ed37dd724deee500aa029442e0d9d58206d63320e844ba7e9fe720a29c1} teacher raises to calling for 20{28335ed37dd724deee500aa029442e0d9d58206d63320e844ba7e9fe720a29c1}. But that doesn’t mean the movement is over. Ducey’s plan isn’t a long-term solution: it’s full of budget gimmicks and empty promises, not to mention an extra tax imposed just on Tucson residents. On Thursday, Ducey … Read More

BREAKING: Ducey Gives Teachers 100% Raises!

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April Fools! We know Ducey would never do that. We wish Ducey would give teachers raises and fully fund our schools to pre-recession levels, but sadly he refuses to do anything about Arizona’s education crisis. Here’s what Ducey has actually done for education: Gave Arizona’s low-paid teachers a one-time, two percent pay increase — while giving his own friends in … Read More

Doug Ducey and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

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Doug Ducey must not be having a great week. On Monday, 300 Arizona teachers gathered to protest Governor Doug Ducey and his continued failures on teacher pay and public education funding. While Ducey was giving his weekly radio interview at KTAR, teachers outside chanted “What’s the plan, Ducey, what’s the plan,” and held signs that debunked Ducey’s lies on teacher … Read More

Hundreds of Arizona Teachers Protest Doug Ducey, Demand Action on Teacher Pay and School Funding

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Arizona teachers we’re seeing #RedforEd again yesterday. 300 Arizona teachers gathered to protest Governor Doug Ducey and his abysmal record on teacher pay and public education funding. While Ducey was giving a weekly radio interview at KTAR, teachers outside debunked Ducey’s lies on teacher pay and demanded better funding for schools. Arizona continues to rank near the bottom in the nation … Read More