PHOENIX — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation banning government agencies from requiring training in so-called “critical race theory.”
The action came as the Republican governor faces a Monday deadline to sign or veto 35 remaining bills, including a measure that tightens the state’s sex education law and requires parents to give permission for instruction that includes sexual issues in non-sex ed classes.
Ducey vetoed an earlier version of the sex education bill.
He is expected to sign another piece of legislation creating a new workaround for small business income that could be hit by a new tax voters approved in November as Proposition 208.