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Mar 14, 2023

Attorneys urge Supreme Court to dismiss Lake’s elections claims

Attorneys for Katie Hobbs, Adrian Fontes and Maricopa County are urging the justices of the Arizona Supreme Court to send Kari Lake packing in her latest -- and possibly last -- bid to overturn the results of the 2022 gubernatorial race.

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Aug 4, 2022

Abortion key issue in county attorney race 

Interim Maricopa County Attorney Rachell Mitchell is poised to take on Democratic challenger Julie Gunnigle in the November election.  

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Jul 29, 2022

Candidates spend big for Maricopa County Attorney race

Some Maricopa County Attorney candidates spent big ahead of Arizona’s 2022 primary elections. One candidate is saving her donations. 

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May 20, 2016

Bill to commit criminal defendants deemed incompetent vetoed

Deputy Pima County Attorney Kathleen Mayer finally, after seven years of trying, got a bill passed to stop a revolving door for dangerous criminal defendants.

Jul 30, 2015

Elected officials can talk about ballot measures but can’t advocate a vote, AG concludes

A new opinion issued by Attorney General Mark Brnovich more clearly outlines how public and elected officials may exercise their free speech rights without improperly using public money to influence elections.

Nov 13, 2014

US Supreme Court opts not to block ruling against illegal immigrant bail law

The U.S. Supreme Court this afternoon refused to hold up a federal appellate court ruling which voided an Arizona law denying bail to some people not in this country legally.

Jul 17, 2014

In new TV ad, Thomas vows to protect Arizona ‘before it’s too late’

Former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas, now a GOP candidate for governor, used his first television ad of the election cycle to take on immigration, the “gay lobby” and liberal judges.

Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne listens to opening arguments from Yavapai Deputy County Attorney Benjamin Kreutzberg, in a hearing into allegations that Horne and political ally Kathleen Winn, violated campaign finance laws. (Photo by Tom Tingle/The Arizona Republic)
Jul 10, 2014

Retired judge, Gilbert town attorney to investigate Horne

Arizona’s Solicitor General has tapped a retired judge and Gilbert’s town attorney to investigate whether Attorney General Tom Horne used the Attorney General’s Office as his campaign headquarters.

Dec 6, 2013

Judge again rejects Horne, Winn challenge to contribution limits

For the second time, a Maricopa County judge rejected an attempt by Attorney General Tom Horne and ally Kathleen Winn to challenge the constitutionality of Arizona’s campaign contribution limits, a case that could have undermined the campaign finance charges they’re facing.

Nov 6, 2013

Plaintiffs appealing Arizona ruling on smuggling law

Both sides are now appealing a federal judge's ruling that Maricopa County's prosecution of people who arrange to be smuggled conflicts with federal law.

Arizona's Attorney General Tom Horne files lawsuit against drug wholesaler
Oct 17, 2013

Yavapai County attorney: Horne, Winn illegally coordinated campaign activity

Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk reached the same conclusion as her counterpart in Maricopa County, finding that Attorney General Tom Horne and a top aide illegally coordinated their campaign activity during the 2010 election.

Oct 15, 2013

Judge overturns zoning law on medical marijuana

A judge has overturned Maricopa County's zoning ordinance for medical marijuana dispensaries, ruling that the law was a "transparent attempt" to keep the businesses out of unincorporated areas of the county.