Prior posts have lamented how lobbyists have overridden the will of both the people and the Legislature to prevent the mineral museum and its K-12 educations programs from being restored.
Therefore, an article in today’s Republic (referenced below) provides very welcome news. The Governor has fired all state contract lobbyists, including the AHS lobbyist. Students, teachers, and mineral museum supporters will no longer have to fight entrenched, taxpayer funded lobbyists that want the mineral museum building for their own selfish purposes.
Sanchez, Yvonne Wingett, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey fires state’s contract lobbyists, the Republic | azcentral.com 6:39 a.m. MST June 30, 2016 http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/politics/arizona/2016/06/29/gov-doug-ducey-fires-arizona-contract-lobbyists/86526768/