The spending proposal that passed the Senate on May 16 allows the Arizona Attorney General’s Office to tap into a state fund for indigent defendants to pay for prosecuting certain death-penalty proceedings.Read More »
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne says a federal immigration reform bill should not allow the Department of Homeland Security to pronounce the U.S.-Mexico border secure.Read More »
This week's most outstanding quips, gibes and utterances.Read More »
Attorney General Tom Horne pleaded no contest and paid a $300 fine to settle a misdemeanor traffic charge stemming from an incident in which he backed into another car in a downtown Phoenix parking garage.
The payment of the fine settles the case in which Horne was charged in Phoenix Municipal Court with failure to notify a vehicle’s owner after hitting his car. According to police reports, Horne backed into the car and left the scene without leaving any contact information for the owner.
A judge ruled that the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office lacks to the authority to pursue campaign finance allegations against Tom Horne and a top aide, giving the attorney general at least a temporary reprieve.Read More »
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge expressed skepticism over the county attorney’s authority to pursue alleged campaign finance violations by Attorney General Tom Horne, putting the future of the case in question as the state’s top law enforcement officer and a key aide prepare to fight the charges in court.Read More »
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne says he's reached an agreement in principle on changes to a new Bisbee civil union ordinance that will remove his opposition.Read More »
Before the Office of Administrative Hearings begins proceedings in the campaign finance case against Tom Horne, a Maricopa County judge will first determine whether County Attorney Bill Montgomery’s office actually has the authority to prosecute the attorney general.Read More »
Attorney General Tom Horne is on the verge of suing the Maricopa County Community College District for allowing in-state tuition for students whose parents brought them to the United States illegally when they were children.Read More »
Mark Brnovich, the director of the Arizona Department of Gaming, may challenge Attorney General Tom Horne in the Republican primary next year. Brnovich, a former assistant U.S. attorney and assistant attorney general, said supporters have been urging him to run for the office.Read More »