Attorneys defending the state’s redistricting commission against allegations of open meeting law violations are touting an appellate court decision today as a victory. So is the county prosecutor who pursued the allegations.Read More »
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Bill Myer paces, watching the crowd grow outside his Glendale storefront’s floor-to-ceiling windows. His son Ben is in the back, behind bulletproof walls and windows, preparing for a long-awaited opening.
Outside, people are joking about Sheriff Joe Arpaio coming to arrest them when sirens are momentarily heard in the distance. Many had wondered whether police would show up on this brisk December morning.
A bipartisan group of business and community leaders has proposed a four-point immigration plan for Arizona.Read More »
More than two years after voters narrowly approved the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act, certified patients will be able to buy marijuana from a state-authorized dispensary.Read More »
Arizona’s medical marijuana laws are not preempted by federal drug laws, a Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled today, and cities or counties cannot block marijuana dispensaries from obtaining zoning permits.Read More »
Politicians who leave office, whether it’s by losing an election or reaching a term limit, have unfinished business.Read More »
Attorney General Tom Horne and an ally who are accused of campaign finance violations from the 2010 election rebutted an order from the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office that they repay hundreds of thousands of dollars.Read More »
A prosecutor is ordering Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne to report and refund hundreds of thousands of dollars of allegedly illegal campaign contributions benefiting Horne's 2010 election campaign.Read More »
After 11 months of investigation into allegations that Attorney General Tom Horne illegally coordinated with an independent expenditure committee, Maricopa County Bill Montgomery concluded that the only action he could take was a hefty fine, and maybe not even that.Read More »
A federal judge made the right call in concluding that Arizona’s law banning abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy is constitutional, Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery argued in written briefs filed today with the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.Read More »