Gov. Ducey Aims to Eliminate Legislative Immunity from Arizona Constitution

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Arizona Governor Andrew Ducey expressed his intention to eliminate the legislative immunity provision from the state Constitution.

On Tuesday, Gov. Ducey once again reiterated his position that no one is above the law. He also stated that repealing the legislative immunity provision should be one of the priorities of the Legislature next session. He plans to work with state lawmakers to pass the reform.

In a series of tweets, the governor wrote,, “No man is above the law and no man is below it.”— Theodore Roosevelt.

He added, “We mist make sure these words hold true in Arizona today. It’s time to repeal so-called “legislative immunity” from our state Constitution.”

Furthermore, Gov. Ducey wrote, “I intend to work in collaboration with the Legislature to address this as one of our first orders of business next session, by referring this to the people. There is a bipartisan support for this needed reform.”

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