On June 8th, Governor Doug Ducey released a $38 million plan to purchase more than 280 new school buses in low-income communities across the state utilizing settlement funds from the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust. The funding allocation table is below. While zero emission vehicles are eligible for the two programs, no funds were allocated for EV charging.

ProgramFunding Allocation
On-road state fleet projects24%
School bus replacements67%
Administrative Fees9%
View the Govenor’s Press Release
View the Mitigation Plan

(hat tip to Kathy Knoop and Matthew Hanson)