Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery announced today that prosecutors have not been able to charge offenders in 10 cases of revenge porn because of ongoing issues with the statute covering the unlawful distribution of images. Lawmakers had failed to amend the statute before sine die this year.Read More »
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The AG opinion allowing county attorneys like Sheila Polk and Bill Montgomery to use public resources to educate the public about election topics is far too expansive and essentially licenses public officials to propagate “government propaganda,” said election attorney Kory Langhofer.Read More »
The American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona said Wednesday it will sue Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery after he failed to comply to its demand he provide same-sex married couples with mandated adoption services.Read More »
The American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona said Thursday it will sue Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery unless he changes course and begins to provide gay couples with mandated adoption services.Read More »
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery told a veteran he has “no respect for you” and called him an “enemy” of the U.S. Constitution after the man admitted to recreational use of marijuana.Read More »
Law enforcement unions are revising their proposal to temporarily withhold the names of officers involved in shootings, but the change could mean a longer wait than their initial 90-day proposal.Read More »
Rep. Mark Cardenas, D-Phoenix, hopes to convince colleagues to approve legalizing marijuana for recreational use by adults.Read More »
The struggle for legalizing recreational-use marijuana will likely center on the impacts of the drug on Arizona children.
Anti-marijuana forces are arguing that the drug harms the brain and that making it legally available will lead to more children using it, while legalized-marijuana advocates are ready to propose an excise tax that would go to schools.
A group of Arizona Republicans and business leaders on Wednesday urged Congress to act on immigration even as President Barack Obama is poised to take executive action to shield millions of people in the country illegally from deportation.Read More »
Opponents of an Arizona law that denies bail to felony suspects who are in this country illegally urged the Supreme Court on Monday to let stand a lower court ruling that overturns the ban.Read More »