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romance scam, U.S. District Court, Texas, Rhode Island, Arizona, Tennessee, North Carolina, California, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Idaho, South Dakota, money laundering, conspiracy
Jan 17, 2023

Texas man pleads guilty to role in $1.6M romance scam plot

A Texas man has pleaded guilty to his role in a romance scam in which women from Arizona and other parts of the country were cheated out of a total of about $1.6 million by someone often pretending to be a U.S. Army general.

DPS, traffic deaths, highways, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Montana, Rhode Island,
Aug 29, 2022

Arizona traffic fatalities fell sharply, as deaths nationally spiked

While the rest of the nation was posting a record increase in traffic fatalities in the first quarter of 2022, highway deaths in Arizona were falling by nearly a third, according to a recent report.

Dec 26, 2018

Arizona projected to gain seat in U.S. House

It's beginning to look like Arizona's going to have a bit more congressional clout after 2022.

Jul 1, 2011

Feds won’t give assurance on medical marijuana

The U.S. Justice Department says that marijuana dispensaries and licensed growers in states with medical marijuana laws could face prosecution for violating federal drug and money-laundering laws.

Jun 21, 2011

Brewer asks Supreme Court to deny injunction, throw out AHCCCS lawsuit

Citing the Arizona Constitution, a 2000 ballot measure and even a dictionary definition of the word “available,” attorneys for Gov. Jan Brewer have asked the Arizona Supreme Court to reject a lawsuit filed by a liberal advocacy group against an upcoming Medicaid enrollment freeze.

Jun 10, 2011

Brewer health insurance bill veto was a mistake

Rather than respond to Henry Grosjean’s commentary (Brewer was right to veto health insurance bill, 5/27) in-kind with an ad hominem attack on his intelligence, I will respond to his claims and why the governor’s veto of SB1593 was a mistake that will have adverse consequences for the 1.3 million Arizonans with no insurance today, and for the thousands of small businesses being crushed under t[...]

Jun 2, 2011

Holder promises to clarify medical pot position

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder promised Thursday to clarify the Justice Department's position on state medical marijuana laws after federal prosecutors warned they might prosecute everyone from licensed growers to regulators.

Jul 14, 2010

ICE director: states shouldn’t follow Arizona lead

States should not follow Arizona's lead and enact strict new immigration laws because ridding the country of illegal immigrants is the federal government's job, the director of the nation's immigration enforcement agency said Tuesday.