AZ Gov. Doug Ducey vows to not sign any bills until Arizona Legislature passes the budget

With a month left in the fiscal year and the Arizona Legislature yet to pass a budget, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said in a letter addressed to Speaker of the House Rusty Bowers and Senate President Karen Fann that he vetoed 22 bills — some that he referred to as “good policy” — and vowed not to sign any additional bills until a budget was passed.

“Our priority needs to be passing a budget for Arizonans,” Gov. Ducey said in his letter.

“Until that happens, I do not intend on signing any additional bills transmitted by the Legislature.”


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