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2 top aides to Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey leaving for new jobs

Ducey’s office announced Thursday that Chief of Staff Daniel Scarpinato will join a Washington-based advertising and political consulting firm and that Deputy Chief of Staff Gretchen Conger will head to Arkansas to serve as a senior adviser on Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ campaign for governor.
Posted at 8:00 AM, Aug 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-05 11:00:44-04

PHOENIX (AP) — Two top aides to Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey are moving on.

Ducey’s office announced Thursday that Chief of Staff Daniel Scarpinato will join a Washington-based advertising and political consulting firm and that Deputy Chief of Staff Gretchen Conger will head to Arkansas to serve as a senior adviser on Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ campaign for governor.

Both Scarpinato and Conger have served on Ducey’s staff since he took office in 2015. Ducey was re-elected in 2018 to a second term and term limits bar him from running for re-election in 2022.