Ducey Calls Out Gallego, Phoenix Park Restrictions “Make Zero Sense”

Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego

By B. Hamilton

On Friday, Governor Doug Ducey engaged in a Twitter exchange with Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego for what he says are policies that “make zero sense.”

The governor sent a letter to Gallego and reminded the public that all State Parks will be open with free admission this weekend.

In his letter, the governor asserted that “Arizona’s parks are open. All parks. Everywhere. Rural and urban. From Phoenix to Tucson to Flagstaff. All towns and municipalities. Enjoy and GOD BLESS! #HappyEaster 3/3”

Phoenix City Councilman Sal DiCiccio thanked the governor for his letter:

Phoenix had set temporary restrictions in its parks, including closing parking lots and prohibiting grilling. The mayor made note that the decision was unanimous, however, DiCiccio’s Chief of Staff Sam Stone offered another view of the decision: