Quantcast
Home / agencies (page 69)

State Barred? Lack of court wins doesn’t deter Mesa man’s quest (access required)

The lawyer discipline program of the State Bar of Arizona often proves the last resort for people who believe that they have been wronged either by the actions of their own attorneys or by opposing counsel. Every year the State Bar receives more than 4,000 complaints against its member attorneys, with the majority of the allegations dismissed without referral for further investigation after review by Bar counsel.

Read More »

Capitol Police confiscated 170 weapons this year (access required)

More than 170 weapons were seized by security at Arizona Capitol buildings in 2009, according to the Arizona Capitol Police. The weapons seized include 117 knives, 54 handguns, three box-cutters, one can of Mace, one can of pepper spray, a wrench and an iron bar, said Andrew Staubitz, commander of the Capitol Police.

Read More »

Special session No. 4 will target schools, DES funding (access required)

Republican legislative leaders have reached a deal with Gov. Jan Brewer to erase a portion of the estimated $2 billion budget deficit in a special session later this month, including about $300 million in spending cuts. The plan, if carried out, would eliminate a fraction of the overall deficit, and a $1.4 billion shortfall would remain.

Read More »

Registrar of Contractors among agencies looking for budget fix (access required)

When the Legislature meets in a special session later this month, one of the agencies whose budget problems they will attempt to fix is the Registrar of Contractors. Tyler Palmer, legislative liaison for the Registrar of Contractors, said the agency lost about $390,000 in funding for operating costs when Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a budget bill in September.

Read More »
Scroll To Top