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Arizona Republicans unlikely to impeach Attorney …

6/15/2024
PHOENIX — It’s unlikely Arizona Republicans will be impeaching Attorney General Kris Mayes — at least not this year. And the reason is that a key legislator says he isn’t …

Arizona Attorney General set to take governor to court …

6/14/2024
PHOENIX — Attorney General Kris Mayes says if state lawmakers and Gov. Katie Hobbs want to immediately seize $75 million out of an opioid settlement fund to balance the state budget …

11 'fake electors' indicted in Arizona

4/24/2024
A state grand jury has indicted 11 people in an ongoing investigation into a 'fake elector' plan during the 2020 election aimed at helping Donald Trump retain the presidency.

Half million fentanyl pills seized by Arizona law …

1/25/2024
Attorney General Kris Mayes on Thursday announced the seizure of more than a half-million illicit fentanyl pills.

Leading social conservative trying to end bid by …

1/22/2024
PHOENIX — The national war over who is a true Republican is playing out in Southern Arizona, with a leading social conservative trying to kill the bid by a former senator to get his seat back.

Hamadeh attorney grills former Supreme Court justice …

12/28/2023
PHOENIX — An attorney for failed attorney general candidate Abe Hamadeh grilled former Supreme Court Justice Ruth McGregor Thursday on her investigation of printer failures in Maricopa County in the 2022 election.

Scottsdale attorney, legislator seeks sanctions …

12/18/2023
PHOENIX — An attorney involved in the legal dispute over whether Cochise County could do a full hand count of ballots now is seeking to have the State Bar of Arizona sanction the county attorney who had told the supervisors the move would be illegal.

Complaints against Arizona judges could change how …

12/18/2023
PHOENIX — A series of complaints against more than a dozen Arizona judges by an out-of-state lawyer could forever change how future election challenges are handled.

State bar places Scottsdale lawmaker on probation for …

12/15/2023
PHOENIX — A state legislator who is a lawyer has been placed on probation for 18 months for his role in three lawsuits challenging the results of the 2020 election and in filing suit against a Democratic state lawmaker for urging the FBI to investigate the activities of Republican lawmakers in and around the Jan. 6, 2021 riot at the U.S. Capitol.

Arizona Supreme Court justices hear arguments whether …

12/12/2023
PHOENIX — Justices of the Arizona Supreme Court wrestled Tuesday with the question of whether lawmakers who approved allowing abortions through the first 15 weeks of pregnancy in 2022 actually intended to outlaw the procedure entirely if they ever were allowed.

Attorney wants court to ignore racially tinged …

12/11/2023
PHOENIX — Attorneys for Republican legislative leaders want a federal judge to unhear — or at least ignore — the testimony of a former Democratic lawmakers about the racially motivated comments he said were made by current Majority Leader Sonny Borrelli.

State Supreme Court to hear abortion case Tuesday

12/11/2023
PHOENIX — The Arizona Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday about whether Arizona women will lose virtually all their rights to terminate a pregnancy.