Attorney General Tom Horne is asking a federal judge to take over a lawsuit by an employee who claims he retaliated against her for reporting alleged campaign finance violations to the FBI.Read More »
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A state criminal investigator has filed a lawsuit against Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne and his top aide. Margaret "Meg" Hinchey claims Horne and Chief Deputy Eric "Rick" Bistrow continue to retaliate against her and have ruined her reputation and ability to do her job.Read More »
In the wake of the massacre that left 20 children dead at a Connecticut elementary school, the Arizona Attorney General’s Office wants to provide firearms training to one employee at every school.
Under the plan, which Attorney General Tom Horne announced today, every K-12 school in the state can designate its principal or another employee to receive extensive training to in firearms use and emergency response.
Five years after it took effect and more than year after it was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court, an Arizona law requiring that businesses check the citizenship of every new hire is often disregarded and rarely enforced.Read More »
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne has been cited in a hit-and-run accident almost seven months ago near downtown Phoenix. Phoenix police say the department's Vehicular Crimes Unit met with Horne and his attorney Wednesday.Read More »
A non-binding legal opinion by Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne warns that federal law means that the state cannot authorize distribution of medical marijuana, but Horne says that doesn't stop the state from holding a lottery Tuesday to award dispensary certificates.Read More »
A state criminal investigator has filed a $10 million legal claim against Arizona involving Attorney General Tom Horne. Margaret "Meg" Hinchey is accusing the state's top prosecutor of engaging in a cover-up amid allegations that Horne participated in illegal campaign activities.Read More »
A lawsuit filed by public interest law firms on behalf of homeowners tries to block Arizona from using part of a foreclosure settlement to help balance the next state budget.Read More »
Federal authorities are investigating Attorney General Tom Horne over allegations that he illegally collaborated with an independent expenditure committee that spent more than a half-million dollars on negative ads against his Democratic opponent in 2010, the Arizona Capitol Times has learned.
A complaint filed in February by a prosecutor in Horne’s own office - and a onetime political ally of Horne - alleges that the attorney general collaborated with an independent expenditure called Business Leaders for Arizona, which received $115,000 from Horne’s brother-in-law in California.
The complaint, filed with the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office, also alleges that Horne rewarded the chairwoman of the campaign group with a high-paying job at the Attorney General’s Office.
James Keppel, the head of the criminal division of the Arizona Attorney General’s Office, resigned his post after more than a year with the office.Read More »