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Arizona State of the State 2019: Event information

Posted at 4:13 PM, Jan 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-15 10:19:18-05

TUCSON, Ariz. - Governor Doug Ducey is scheduled to deliver his State of the State address on January 15 at the Tucson Convention Center.

The address will detail issues affecting the entire state of Arizona.

On Monday Jan 14, Governor Ducey gave his State of the State address at the Arizona State Capitol in Phoenix.

The governor covered an array of topics during the nearly 40 minute speech including the economy, bipartisanship and education.

Governor Ducey said this year he plans on delivering on the promise he made to school teachers to give a five percent pay increase. He also said he hopes to expand funding for career and technical education, money that would go to training the workforce of Arizona.

During the address the governor also spoke about trying to get the school safety plan through legislature one more time.

"The safe Arizona's school's plan. More cops on campus, more school counselors, improved background checks. A stop order that protects second amendment rights while keeping guns out of the hands of people who are a lethal threat," said Governor Ducey.

The school safety plan failed to get through legislature last year after it angered gun rights supporters.

The Tucson Metro Chamber will host the Tucson State of the State address, which begins at 12:00 p.m.

Ducey has been serving as Arizona's Governor since January 5, 2015.

The Tucson Convention Center is located at 260 S. Church. Free parking is available in lots B and C.

To reserve a seat for this event, click here.