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Juul to pay $14.5 million to settle Arizona vaping lawsuit

Nov. 23, 2021 21:05 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — E-cigarette giant Juul Labs will pay Arizona $14.5 million and vowed not to market to young people in the state to settle a consumer fraud lawsuit. The settlement announced by Attorney General Mark Brnovich Tuesday is the second Juul has reached with...

Phoenix police, firefighters join suit against vaccine rule

Nov. 22, 2021 16:48 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Unions representing Phoenix police and firefighters have joined a lawsuit filed by Arizona's attorney general seeking to invalidate federal vaccine rules affecting millions of workers. The unions joined the case last week after Phoenix's city manager...

Ex-Arizona CEO of care facilities gets 3 years probation

Nov. 19, 2021 19:27 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich says the former head of a company that operates residential health and care facilities for vulnerable children and adults around Arizona has been sentenced to three years of supervised probation. The Friday...

Former Arizona AG Grant Woods remembered in memorial service

Nov. 12, 2021 16:27 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Friends and relatives on Friday remembered former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods as a funny and talented public servant who made friends from all walks of life and relentlessly pursued justice. Woods was a longtime Republican loyalist who changed...

Arizona attorney general to sue over federal vaccine rules

Nov. 04, 2021 17:27 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said Thursday he plans to sue to block the Biden administration’s new mandate that large employers require their workers to either be vaccinated for COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing starting in January. The...

Arizona AG questions former Maricopa County election offical

Nov. 01, 2021 18:53 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Former Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes said Monday he was questioned by investigators from Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich's office about the 2020 election. The questioning of Fontes, a Democrat who oversaw mail-in balloting last year but...

Services set for former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods

Oct. 28, 2021 21:03 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Services for former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods have been set for next month, with eulogies planned by Cindy McCain and retired NBA player Charles Barkley. Woods' wife, Marlene Galan Woods, announced Thursday that a celebration of his life will...

3rd Pima County resident faces illegal voting charges

Oct. 25, 2021 18:07 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona attorney general on Monday announced the indictment of a Pima County man who is accused of voting in the 2020 election despite being a convicted felon who had not had his voting rights restored. The case is the third filed by the attorney...

Former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods dies at 67

Oct. 23, 2021 23:25 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods, a longtime Republican loyalist who changed his registration to Democratic in 2018 because of his frustration at the party's direction and then-President Donald Trump, died Saturday. His unexpected death at age...

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...