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Arizona governor OKs changes to state disabilities law, giving businesses more time to address violations

Gov. Doug Ducey, a Republican, signed the legislation, Senate Bill 1406, last week. The amendment to the Arizonans with Disabilities Act will allow businesses up to 90 days to fix access violations before a lawsuit can be filed. The amendment originally had included a 30-day compliance period.

Colorado AG files brief to support states' rights in environmental cases

Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman said on Tuesday that she filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court supporting state agencies' authority to settle environmental liability cases under the federal law known as the  “Superfund.”

Arizona files antitrust suit against Visa, MasterCard

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) - The State of Arizona has sued Visa and MasterCard last week for allegedly fixing prices and restricting trade, which is a violation of federal antitrust laws.

Arizona files antitrust suit against Visa, MasterCard

Arizona sued Visa and MasterCard last week for allegedly fixing prices and restricting trade

Arizona AG issues warning about fake mailers

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) - Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne warned Arizona small businesses and consumers Tuesday about solicitations that appear to be official notifications from a government agency.

Groups urge Ariz. SC to reject new judicial merit selection law

TUCSON, Ariz. (Legal Newsline) -- The Brennan Center for Justice and Justice at Stake filed an amicus brief this week in support of a petition asking the Arizona Supreme Court to overturn a new law that changes the selection process for judicial candidates.

Ariz. AG files motion against proposed EPA regulations

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) - Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne filed Thursday a motion for stay of final rule in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to prevent the implementation of proposed Environmental Protection Agency regulations.

Ariz. AG announces two car ad settlements

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) - Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne announced two settlements Tuesday related to deceptive automobile advertising practices.

Arizona AG leads cleanup effort of paper mill site

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) - Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne announced Wednesday that action taken by the state will force a necessary environmental cleanup to continue at the site of a former eastern Arizona paper mill.

Ariz. AG Horne, FTC take on telemarketers

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Ariz. SC rules for truckers in class action

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) - A ruling by the Arizona Supreme Court means that truckers working for Swift Transportation who claim they are being paid for fewer miles than they actually drive can take their case to trial.

Ariz. AG settles with debt reduction company

Horne PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) - Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne has reached a settlement agreement with a consumer mortgage loan and debt reduction company that allegedly defrauded consumers.

Official wants nude photos lawsuit tossed

Terry Goddard (D) PHOENIX, Ariz. (Legal Newsline)-Officials in Arizona are asking a federal judge to dismiss an $8.4 million lawsuit filed by a couple who say they were falsely accused of sexually exploiting their three daughters.

Arizona AG continues crackdown on deceptive businesses‏

Terry Goddard (D) PHOENIX, Ariz. (Legal Newsline) – Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard has filed suit against Vahe Zakaryan, 45, of Glendale, Calif., accusing him of using deceptive business practices in operating his "Board of Business Compliance."

Western Union agrees to $94 million multistate settlement

Terry Goddard (D) PHOENIX, Ariz. (Legal Newsline) - Western Union Financial Services has agreed to a $94 million multistate settlement with four state attorneys general over illicit money transfers in the Southwest border region.

Ariz. AG seeks action against employment service

Goddard PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) - Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard has filed a joint lawsuit with the Federal Trade Commission in U.S. District Court to protect job seekers from an allegedly deceptive employment service.

Arizona AG names new chief deputy

Terry Goddard (D) PHOENIX, Ariz. (Legal Newsline)-Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard has announced his appointment of a new chief deputy to oversee the office's legal divisions.

Arizona's governor, attorney general clash

Terry Goddard (D) PHOENIX, Ariz. (Legal Newsline)- Arizona Republican Gov. Jan Brewer has put the state's Democratic attorney general on notice: Don't overstep your legal boundaries.