Months of waiting – and more than two years in one case – were over in less than two hours Tuesday when a Senate committee breezed through nomination hearings for six Arizona judicial nominees.Read More »
A former Attorney General’s Office employee who accused Tom Horne of retaliating against her for initiating an FBI investigation against him has reached a settlement with the state, potentially avoiding a headline-grabbing trial in the middle of Horne’s re-election bid.Read More »
An Arizona lobbyist who was targeted in a Fiesta Bowl corruption probe has been sentenced to 200 hours of community service and one year of unsupervised probation.Read More »
Planned Parenthood wants the U.S. Supreme Court to block a last-ditch effort by the state to cut off its Medicaid funds.Read More »
Attorneys disputed the constitutionality of statutes that define what constitutes election advocacy in the case of a committee that spent $1.5 million attacking Tom Horne during the 2010 attorney general’s race.Read More »
A federal judge on Wednesday ordered Gov. Jan Brewer's office to turn over some internal documents about its policy of denying drivers' licenses to people who were brought into the country illegally as children but allowed to stay under a new federal program.Read More »
Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., has lifted a block on five of six judicial nominees to the federal court in Arizona, where the American Bar Association has said vacancies are “dramatically worse” than in other states.Read More »
Lobbyist Gary Husk pleaded guilty Monday in Maricopa County Superior Court to taking part in a scheme to make illegal campaign contributions, but left the court feeling he had been absolved of any wrongdoing related to the Fiesta Bowl.Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled this morning Arizona cannot enforce its ban on abortions at 20 weeks of pregnancies.Read More »
The U.S. attorney's office for the District of Arizona has claimed more than $7.7 million from civil and criminal actions in fiscal year 2013.
U.S. Attorney John S. Leonardo announced the amount in a news release Thursday.