Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday morning signed the budget passed by legislators earlier in the week. The $11.8 billion spending plan goes into effect July 1.
In a video posted on Twitter, Ducey praised the budget at “fiscally conservative (and) balanced” that he said leaves Arizona prepared for the future.
SIGNED: Arizona’s fiscally conservative, balanced budget ✅ pic.twitter.com/AgAyoR2mGI
— Doug Ducey (@dougducey) May 31, 2019
“This is by far the best budget that I have signed,” he said in the video, adding that it “makes an historic down payment on our future” by increasing K-12 education funding.