Ducey signs bill to protect businesses from Covid-related lawsuits
Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill that would shield businesses from Covid-related lawsuits – one of his top legislative priorities of the year that would also apply to hospitals, nursing homes and schools.
Bill targeting Corp. Comm. likely dead
A bill that would allow any lawmaker to request the attorney general investigate a decision from the Arizona Corporation Commission appears to be dead in its chamber of origin.
Bolick text to Ducey makes recommendation on political appointment
Supreme Court Justice Clint Bolick urged Gov. Doug Ducey to name Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery to the U.S. Senate just days after John McCain died.
Montenegro sexting scandal impact minimal on CD8 election
In the final week running up to the special primary election in Arizona’s 8th Congressional District, the political world pondered how suggestive text messages exchanged between former state Sen. Steve Montenegro and a Senate staffer would impact the Republican nomination.
The Breakdown, Episode 8: Collateral damage
As scandal erupted in the Republican special primary election in Arizona's 8th Congressional District, a Senate staffer was revealed to have exchanged suggestive text messages with former state Sen. Steve Montenegro.
Senate staffer says Montenegro took part in suggestive texts
The woman who exchanged suggestive text messages with congressional candidate Steve Montenegro has contradicted the former state senator’s account of the part he played in their “intimate” conversations.
Senate staffer may be victim of ‘revenge porn’ shared in connection with Montenegro
A woman whose text messages with former state Sen. Steve Montenegro were shared with news outlets believes she is a victim of revenge porn, her attorney said Wednesday.
Montenegro lashes out at reports of topless selfie from staffer
Former state Sen. Steve Montenegro is refusing to deny news reports on texts that suggest he had an intimate relationship with a Senate staffer.
Corp Comm ethics code a long time coming as scandal swirls
The Arizona Corporation Commission is still without an ethics code, despite an initial pledge a year ago to come up with one and a federal bribery case casting a shadow over the regulatory body.
FLOTUS spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham on state payroll while on Trump’s victory tour and transition team
Stephanie Grisham, a staffer on Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, was supposed to resume her full-time job as a spokeswoman at the Arizona House of Representatives less than a week after he won the election. There’s no evidence she did. She still got paid.
Citizens group asks DOJ to overturn Proposition 123
Claiming Proposition 123 was illegally enacted, a group of citizens is asking the U.S. Department of Justice to review -- and overturn -- the voter-approved measure to put more dollars into public schools.
AG won’t investigate Reagan over election manuals
The Attorney General’s Office won’t investigate Secretary of State Michele Reagan for her decision not to issue a new election procedures manual for 2016.