Arizona Commerce Authority
Proposed major events fund in budget would help cover Super Bowl costs
The proposed state budget includes $30 million for a new fund that would help attract major events in Arizona, and an as-yet undetermined chunk of that cash will help cover the costs for the state to host the mother of all major events: the Super Bowl.
State-run coronavirus aid non-profit began spending money last week
The Arizona Coronavirus Relief Fund has raised more than $8.2 million since launching in late March, but it didn’t distribute any of that money until last week, some seven weeks after launching.
UPDATED Oversight of Ducey’s Arizona Coronavirus Relief Fund unknown
More than a week after Gov. Doug Ducey announced the launch of a nonprofit Coronavirus Relief Fund and website to provide resources to people affected by COVID-19 and be a vehicle for online fundraising, it is unknown who will be making decisions about that money, how much has been raised and how it will be spent.
Current, former elected officials weigh in on Brnovich request to Supreme Court
Current and former statewide officials are weighing in on Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s request that the Arizona Supreme Court recognize the broad legal powers he claims. Which side they are coming down on has much less to with partisan affiliation than with which office they held.
Ducey eliminates defunct boards and commissions, but the work continues for many
Gov. Doug Ducey got a large round of applause from fellow Republicans during his State of the State speech when he announced that he had signed an executive order that rescinded nearly two dozen orders from previous governors and scrapped 18 boards and commissions they dealt with.