Press Releases

August 26, 2015

ATTENTION PRINT/RADIO/TV NEWS DIRECTORS

What:    Free presentation, “Phoenix During the Second World War”          ​

Who:     Dr. Dennis Preisler, Assistant Administrator, Arizona State Archives

When:   Wednesday, September 2 @ Noon

Where:  Arizona Capitol Museum, Historic State Senate
             1700 W. Washington St., Phoenix

Price:    FREE

August 17, 2015

PHOENIX – On Tuesday, August 18, Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan will present Yavapai County Free Library District officials a grant for $25,621 to be used to encourage children’s reading success. The grant money was made possible through the Arizona State Library with federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The presentation is 1 p.m. at the Bagdad Public Library.

August 12, 2015

The latest voter registration figures have been released and according to Secretary of State Michele Reagan, the number of registered voters has grown to 3,252,687 registered voters, an increase of 16,997 since the last report in April. 

Of the state's 3.2 million voters, 34% are Republicans, 28% are Democrats and 36% have either registered with independent parties or not designated a party preference.  

August 6, 2015

Phoenix – Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan is joining with members of the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) to commemorate today as the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, which was signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson on August 6, 1965.

August 5, 2015

Phoenix – As the country celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan has announced she has dedicated two employees to focus on improving voter registration and participation.  The Voting Rights Ambassadors will travel the state connecting with schools, libriaries, clubs and civic groups to educate voters on the electoral process and encourage citizens to register to vote.

July 27, 2015

PHOENIX – A new genealogy research center opens August 3 at the Polly Rosenbaum Archives and History Building in Phoenix. Researchers will now have one-stop access to a rich portfolio of resources, including unique Arizona materials, online genealogical sources and expert staff for support.

July 22, 2015

Secretary of State Michele Reagan was unanimously elected to serve on the National Lieutenant Governors Association’s Executive Committee during last week’s annual meeting in Indianapolis.  The committee meets three times a year to chart the course of policy issues to be pursued by the nation’s second-highest state and territorial officeholders. 

July 16, 2015

PHOENIX – In celebration of NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft exploration and the 85th anniversary of Pluto’s discovery, Lowell Observatory has posted a collection in the Arizona Memory Project, an online program of the Arizona State Library, Archives

July 9, 2015

 

 

July 7, 2015

Indianapolis, IN – Secretary of State Michele Reagan will co-sponsor three policy resolutions during this week’s annual meeting of the National Lieutenant Governors Association in Indianapolis.   The first commits NLGA members to develop strategies and actions to boost international exports.  Others relate to treating Alzheimer’s disease, and supporting CPR/AED awareness in schools.

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