Latest Arizona Attorney General's Office News

Arizona official seeks probe after voter data posted online

Sep. 16, 2021 19:29 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer is asking Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich to investigate after voter registration records were posted online. Voter registration records known as the “voter file” are available to the public, but it's a...

Arizona AG files first lawsuit against Biden vaccine rules

Sep. 14, 2021 18:21 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich filed the first lawsuit Tuesday to block President Joe Biden's new vaccine requirements that could affect 100 million workers. Brnovich, who is running in a crowded Republican primary for U.S. Senate, claims Biden is...

Attorney general: Tucson employee vaccine mandate is illegal

Sep. 07, 2021 18:15 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said Tuesday that Tucson’s vaccine mandate for its employees is illegal, giving the city 30 days to repeal it or risk losing millions of dollars in state funding. Democratic-led Tucson has repeatedly clashed with...

Arizona AG: County must comply with 2020 election subpoena

Aug. 26, 2021 20:26 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona county that has resisted parts of a subpoena issued by the state Senate as it reviews how it handled the 2020 election must turn over everything the Senate wants or lose all its state funding, the state attorney general said Thursday. Attorney...

Arizona AG says businesses can require COVID-19 vaccines

Aug. 22, 2021 19:00 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Private Arizona businesses can require their employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 but must allow reasonable religious and medical exemptions under state and federal law, state Attorney General Mark Brnovich wrote in a legal opinion. And they can...

Ex-Arizona prison guard union boss gets theft prison time

Aug. 20, 2021 15:55 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The former president of the union that represents Arizona's corrections officers has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for embezzling money from the union treasury, the Arizona Attorney General's office announced Friday. Darren Sikes, 60, was...

Lawmaker seeks probe after Maricopa County rejects subpoena

Aug. 03, 2021 17:53 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A top Arizona lawmaker asked state Attorney General Mark Brnovich on Tuesday to investigate whether Maricopa County is breaking the law by refusing to comply with subpoenas for records related to the 2020 election. Majority Whip Sonny Borrelli of Lake...