A law adding two new at-large seats to the Maricopa County Community College District board will go into effect now that Arizona is no longer subject to preclearance under the Voting Rights Act, according to Attorney General Tom Horne.Read More »
Arizona’s new solicitor general started work Monday and will step into his job with more responsibilities than his predecessors.Read More »
Attorney General Tom Horne is going to ask the Legislature for money for a Mohave County Sheriff’s deputy to patrol Colorado City now that a bill inspired by corruption of the polygamist town’s police force died unceremoniously in the Senate.Read More »
A trial is set for next month in a sexual harassment lawsuit pitting the state against one of its private prison contractors in a battle that promises to shine a harsh light on private prisons and the Arizona Department of Corrections.Read More »
Arizona prosecutors will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to lift a lower court's order blocking the scheduled execution of a death-row inmate for a killing that occurred nearly 35 years ago.Read More »
The state is suing the Arizona Cardinals and the Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority, alleging they are violating the Americans with Disabilities Act because they don’t have adequate accommodations for deaf and hard-of-hearing fans.Read More »
A lawyer who has worked for the Arizona Attorney General's Office since 1991 has been appointed to the Arizona Court of Appeals.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.
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 »
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 »