2023-01-25 18:59:47

Democratic Arizona Governor to Keep Migrant Busing Program

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By Associated Press

PHOENIX (AP) Democratic Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs is defending her decision to continue her Republican predecessor's program to transport migrants out of border communities.

Hobbs said in an interview with The Arizona Republic published Wednesday that her focus would be on ensuring that the state's continued payment of migrants' travel costs is efficient and humane.

We just wanted to make sure that we were addressing this issue and, as I talked about many times in the campaign, in a way that was the best use of taxpayer resources and something that wasnt a political stunt, Hobbs told the newspaper Tuesday.

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