AZ Department of Agriculture

Weights and Measures Services Division

Press Releases

February 27, 2017 | Press Release

(Phoenix) More than 350 students from five schools across the state will have a chance to put their math skills and classroom learning to the test. Arizona Department of Agriculture staff will hold interactive workshops for the students at grocery stores in Avondale, Glendale, Phoenix, Tucson and...

March 1, 2016 | Press Release

Take a look at how the Department of Weights and Measures educates our future consumers! Weights and Measures teamed up with retailers and school districts to celebrate Weights and Measures week March 1 – 7, 2016.  As part of the event, the department trained more than 400 elementary school...

December 18, 2015 | Press Release

  Five Gas Pumps & Three Stations Impacted (Phoenix) The Department of Weights and Measures is expanding the area of enhanced surveillance after finding five skimmers on gas pumps. The latest two were installed at a Circle K in Glendale (59th Avenue and W. Bell Road). Inspectors found three...

August 5, 2015 | Press Release

PHOENIX - Governor Doug Ducey today announced the appointment of Craig Brown as director of the Arizona Department of Administration (ADOA). Mr. Brown is the proprietor of Procurement Advisors, a corporate firm based in Phoenix, where he has worked as an independent management consultant since 2011...

August 5, 2015 | Press Release

PHOENIX - Governor Doug Ducey today issued a special recognition to Special Olympics Arizona for their hard work and success representing the Grand Canyon State at the Special Olympics World Games last week.   “Every day, Special Olympics Arizona makes a difference in the lives of children and...

August 3, 2015 | Press Release

PHOENIX -- Governor Doug Ducey has declared the month of August Drowning Impact Awareness Month in an effort to highlight the importance of staying safe around water. “Arizona has the most pools per capita in the United States due to our great weather and constant sunshine,” said Governor...

July 22, 2015 | Press Release

Governor Doug Ducey Meets With Sonora Governor-Elect Claudia Pavlovich PHOENIX – Governor Doug Ducey today met with the governor-elect of Sonora, Claudia Pavlovich, to discuss their visions and goals for building a thriving international partnership. Also present at the meeting were the executive...

July 22, 2015 | Press Release

Governor Doug Ducey Authorizes Adjutant General to Arm Arizona National Guard Order Will Enhance The Safety And Security Of National Guard Personnel In Arizona PHOENIX – Governor Doug Ducey today issued an executive order directing the Adjutant General to take actions to enhance and strengthen the...

July 21, 2015 | Press Release

Governor Doug Ducey Orders Lowering Of Flags In Honor Of Chattanooga Victims JULY 21, 2015   PHOENIX – In coordination with the President’s proclamation, Governor Doug Ducey has ordered that flags at all Arizona state office buildings be lowered to half-staff beginning today, July 21, 2015,...

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