FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, August 11, 2023
Governor Hobbs Joining a Do-Nothing Organization on
Behalf of Arizona Has Zero Impact on State Business
PHOENIX, ARIZONA— Senator Frank Carroll is calling out Governor Hobbs for her recent publicity stunt, aimed at appealing to her radical environmental base, which provides absolutely zero weight in how Arizona operates.
Back in July, Hobbs announced Arizona joined the "U.S. Climate Alliance." This organization was set up by three Leftist governors as a protest to President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the job-destroying Paris Agreement, which imposes unrealistic and unworkable goals for reducing carbon emissions and punishes energy producers in the U.S.
Senator Carroll today issued a letter to the Governor, clarifying she is the participant of this organization and not the State of Arizona. This action is completely ineffective in shaping public policy within our state. Any abuse of power displayed by Hobbs through her joining of this coalition will be stopped by the Republican-controlled Legislature.
Senator Carroll writes, "I suggest that, instead of unilaterally creating task forces and joining do-nothing coalitions, you work with and through the Legislature to formulate public policy. Attempting to evade this process through edict misleads the public on the proper role of the executive and diverts attention from the real work that needs to be done."
To read the full letter, click here.
For more information, contact:
Director of Communications | Arizona State Senate Republican Caucus