Legislative leaders, Gov. Ducey to speak at Chamber preview

Legislative leaders, Gov. Ducey to speak at Chamber preview

PHOENIX (AP) – Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is set to address the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s annual legislative forecast luncheon.

Ducey will speak at the event at a downtown Phoenix hotel Wednesday, just days before the Legislature reconvenes.

Also on the program is a panel discussion featuring the Democratic and Republican leaders of the House and Senate.

The annual event allows the leaders to highlight their priorities for the upcoming legislative session.

Ducey is entering his second year as governor and will present his state of the state address on the first day of the legislative session this coming Monday.

Copyright 2016 The Associated Press.

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Eduardo Santiago joined the FOX 9 and ABC 5 news team in February, 2012. That’s the same year KECY launched its very first local newscast. He has been covering local news in Yuma and the Imperial Valley since his start as a KYMA photojournalist in 2006. During his decade in broadcasting, Eduardo has covered some of the biggest stories in the Desert Southwest – from President Bush’s visit to Yuma, Ariz. to the uncovering of drug tunnels that span the US-Mexico border. One of the most memorable stories Eduardo covered was the 2010 Easter Earthquake that rocked the Imperial Valley, Mexicali, and Yuma. Eduardo, along with his news team, won an award from the Associated Press for best coverage of an ongoing story following the quake. Before he made his move to TV, Eduardo was just a kid born in East Los Angeles, where he spent his early childhood. His parents moved him to Mexicali, B.C. Mexico, where he did most of his elementary school education. He finally landed in El Centro, where he graduated from Central Union High School in 2005. Eduardo is currently a student at Imperial Valley College. You can find Eduardo hanging out in the Imperial Valley and Yuma with his family on any given weekend. His off-screen passion is playing guitar and sports.

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