The Arizona House is scheduled to consider a bill Wednesday to allow the state to abolish the police department in the northern Arizona community of Colorado City.Read More »
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The Arizona Attorney General’s Office asked a federal court to dismiss its lawsuit against a provision of the Voting Rights Act, saying it doesn’t have the resources to fight an expensive court battle.Read More »
Allegations of campaign law violations against Attorney General Tom Horne that were laid out in a complaint filed with the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office may only scratch the surface of the FBI’s investigation.Read More »
Attorney General Tom Horne denied allegations that he violated campaign laws in 2010 and accused the prosecutor who made them of filing a complaint because he knew he was about to lose his job.
In an email on Monday evening, Horne spokeswoman Amy Rezzonico said the attorney general did not illegally collaborate with Kathleen Winn, the chairwoman of a pro-Horne independent expenditure that spent more than a half-million dollars on attack ads against his Democratic opponent.
Investigators with the Arizona Attorney General’s Office today raided the office of lobbyist Gary Husk, who has been implicated in the Fiesta Bowl scandal.Read More »
Gregory Nave wanted justice after he was bilked out of $3,495 by a foreclosure consultant, but the state Attorney General's Office told him there were no laws to protect against the kind of scam that victimized him and thousands of other Arizonans.Read More »
Salt River Project has filed documents in Maricopa County Superior Court arguing that it is exempt from the state's public record laws because it is not technically a public body. SRP is one of the largest utility companies in the state and is considered a quasi-governmental agency because it operates as both a private, for-profit company and a political subdivision of the state.Read More »
About four years ago, police led a drug-sniffing dog to the garage of Jose Salvador Guillen, asked his wife for permission to enter the garage and then detected an odor of marijuana. Police, who were acting on a tip they had received eight months prior, obtained a search warrant and discovered bales of marijuana inside freezers in the garage. Guillen was later arrested and charged with possession of four pounds of the illegal narcotic.Read More »
The Attorney General's Office may not be providing many legal services to the Treasurer's Office anymore, and state Treasurer Dean Martin had some sharp words for Attorney General Terry Goddard over the dispute. "He said he's not our attorney anymore," Martin said. "It's like a legal temper tantrum."Read More »
The Arizona Attorney General's Office announced on Nov. 19 that a former director of the Arizona Department of Veterans' Services has been indicted on eight felony charges, including counts of conflict of interest, fraud and misuse of public money.Read More »