A federal judge is being asked to rule that “dark money” groups that now don’t disclose the source of their contributions can also legally hide how they’re spending the money – and on whose behalf.Read More »
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Calling it fiscally “impossible,” an attorney for lawmakers told a judge on Monday she should reject a bid by schools to get back the money the state illegally withheld from them for years.Read More »
Attorneys for the state are asking a federal judge to throw out a challenge to the state’s new “revenge porn” law. Assistant Attorney General David Weinzweig is arguing there is no legal basis for the lawsuit. He said the state ...Read More »
The parent company of the state's largest electric utility is spending hundreds of thousands of dollars through a third party to ensure that Republican Mark Brnovich becomes the next state attorney general.Read More »
A medical marijuana card is not a get-out-of-jail-free card for motorists found with active components of the drug in their system, no matter how little, the state Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.Read More »
Gays are now legally marrying in Arizona.
The historic move came just moments after Attorney General Tom Horne said Friday he will not appeal a decision earlier that morning by U.S. District Court Judge John Sedwick declaring Arizona’s ban on same-sex weddings unconstitutional and immediately ordering the state to “permanently cease enforcement of those provisions of Arizona law declared unconstitutional by this order.”
Attorneys for the state are using a largely technical argument in a last-ditch effort to salvage Arizona’s laws that prohibit gays from marrying.Read More »
Calling it a violation of constitutional rights, a federal appeals court today voided a 2006 voter-approved measure which denied bail to those not in the country legally who were arrested for other crimes.Read More »
Fred DuVal and Doug Ducey finally found something on which they agree.
Neither wants to divulge whether they ever inhaled.
Facing a lawsuit they appeared to be losing, state prison officials have agreed to improve health care for the more than 34,000 inmates in their custody.Read More »