Two federal lawsuits filed over former Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey's decision to place thousands of shipping containers along the U.S.-Mexico border have been dismissed after the state said it would pay the U.S. Forest Service $2.1 million to repair environmental damage.
The Justice Department announced the dismissal of two cases against the state of Arizona that involved the use of shipping containers at the southern border. One case was a declaratory action by former governor Doug Ducey, claiming the state was legally allowed to install the containers at the border.
In Yuma, all 130 of the shipping containers covering about 3,800 feet of the border were removed by Tuesday.
Hobbs was sworn in during a private ceremony at the state Capitol as she formally took over from Republican Doug Ducey. A public inauguration for the governor and others taking statewide offices is scheduled for Jan. 5.
In his last act in office, former Arizona Governor Doug Ducey started removing the shipping containers he began placing months ago along the Arizona-Mexico border. We have the latest on the removal project and what Gov. Katie Hobbs has to say.
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey leaves office Monday with a limited national profile and the enmity of GOP foot soldiers less interested in the pile of things he accomplished than the one thing he would not do: overturn then-President Donald Trump’s defeat in the state’s 2020 election.
Arizona's Court of Appeals in Tucson has issued its ruling on the state's abortion law, putting the 15-week ban in place, and doctors could face punishment for violating it.
Arizona officials have agreed to remove containers installed along parts of the U.S. border with Mexico, as part of an agreement with the U.S. government.
Ducey told U.S. officials that Arizona stands ready to help remove the containers, which he says were placed as a temporary barrier. But he wants the U.S. government to say when it will fill any remaining gaps in the permanent border wall as it announced it would a year ago.
Until protesters slowed, then largely halted the work in recent days, Ducey pressed forward over the objections of the U.S. government, environmentalists and an incoming governor who has called it a poor use of resources.
President Joe Biden visited the site for a new computer chip plant in Arizona, using it as a chance to emphasize how his policies are fostering job growth in what could be a challenge to the incoming Republican House majority.
Arizona Governor Doug Ducey weighed in on Arizona's elections and says although there were some problems with the election, he believes the results can be trusted. FOX 10's John Hook caught up with Ducey on Nov. 28 on the ninth floor of the executive tower.
Weeks after the 2022 election, outgoing Arizona Governor Doug Ducey met with Governor-elect Katie Hobbs at the Executive Tower, and said his administration will ensure an orderly transition to Hobbs.
Governor Doug Ducey said in a news release that "the lack of planning and action from the Biden administration demonstrates that border states like Arizona cannot rely on the federal government to ensure its security."
The Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs dug in its heels in a letter to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, saying "the containers will remain in place until specific details regarding construction are provided." It was signed by Allen Clark, the department’s director.
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey ordered the installation of more than 100 double-stacked containers that were placed over the summer, saying he couldn’t wait for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to award the contracts it had announced for work to fill the gaps in the border wall in the border area.
Supporters of a massive expansion of Arizona's private school voucher system say public school advocates have failed to file enough valid signatures to temporarily block the law ahead of a proposed 2024 ballot referendum.
Rules put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic have led to several new Arizona laws on masks and vaccines, plus new transportation laws. Here's what you need to know.
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey spoke during a meeting with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, in the latest of a series of visits by U.S. political leaders that have stirred the ire of China.
Arizona Gov. Ducey said 11-day project closed 3,820 open feet of the wall with 130 shipping containers.