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Ethics complaint against Scottsdale planning commissioner filed by Prop. 420 activist

Posted by   /  March 22, 2019  /  Courts/Law  /  No Comments

By Lorraine Longhi | Arizona Republic A Scottsdale activist filed an ethics complaint against Planning Commissioner Kelsey Pasquel after her comments about “fake” citizen opposition to the Papago Plaza redevelopment — a project in which her new husband is involved. A Scottsdale activist filed an ethics complaint against Planning Commissioner Kelsey Pasquel after her comments about “fake” citizen opposition to […]

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Arizona Supreme Court says Stringer can’t give document to Ethics Committee

Posted by   /  March 22, 2019  /  Courts/Law, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Rep. David Stringer in an April 2018 photo from Facebook By Jeremy Duda | Arizona Mirror A judge’s order prohibits Rep. David Stringer from turning over a document sought by the House Ethics Committee in its investigation into sex crime charges he faced in Maryland the early 1980s, according to the Arizona Supreme Court. The […]

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A tattooed Libertarian on the Arizona Supreme Court: Clint Bolick’s long fight for freedom

Posted by   /  March 19, 2019  /  Courts/Law  /  No Comments

Q&A with the co-founder of Institute for Justice about immigration, his legal philosophy, his battles with Sheriff Joe Arpaio, and that tattoo. By Nick Gillespie & Meredith Bragg | reason

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Fortnite class action says minors lured into in-game purchases

Posted by   /  March 15, 2019  /  Courts/Law, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

  By Emily Sortor | Top Class Action March 4, 2019 A father and his son claim that the makers of the game Fortnite use manipulative tactics to encourage players, especially minors, to make in-game purchases. Plantiff Steve Altes says that his son, R.A., is a minor who plays the popular video game Fortnite. Fortnite […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] ‘Diesel Brothers’ held liable for violating Clean Air Act by selling modified vehicles

Posted by   /  March 15, 2019  /  Courts/Law, Regional News, Transportation  /  No Comments

  By Erin Cox | Fox 13 Salt Lake City The end of a long lawsuit against the Diesel Brothers confirmed complaints that they were not complying with the Clean Air Act and Utah Law, are true. The Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment President Dr. Brian Moench filed a complaint back in 2016 stating […]

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Utility takes Florence to court for public records

Posted by   /  March 15, 2019  /  Courts/Law  /  No Comments

By Kevin Reagan | PinalCentral Johnson Utilities is taking legal action against the town of Florence after the company allegedly was denied public records it requested shortly after state regulators appointed an interim manager to run the company. According to a civil complaint filed this week in Pinal County Superior Court, Johnson Utilities claims it […]

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Republican lawmaker prompts state investigation of Tempe ban on dark money

Posted by   /  March 13, 2019  /  Courts/Law, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Ben Giles | Arizona Capitol Times Republican Sen. Vince Leach wants the attorney general to investigate if a Tempe ordinance designed to shed a light on anonymous campaign spending conflicts with state law. Whether the ordinance stands or is found in conflict may hinge on the role Tempe voters had in approving it. The […]

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Arizona takes California to court over taxation

Posted by   /  March 11, 2019  /  Courts/Law  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that California is illegally imposing its taxes on Arizona residents and businesses. In a new filing, Brnovich contends that California is illegally declaring that investors in certain types of limited liability […]

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Retiring Arizona Supreme Court Chief Justice Bales to lead research center

Posted by   /  March 9, 2019  /  Courts/Law  /  No Comments

  KTAR Retiring Arizona Supreme Court Justice Scott Bales has a new job lined up – leading a research center focused on the American legal system. Bales will take over as executive director of the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System at the University of Denver, the school announced Thursday. Related: Arizona […]

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Age-old MLB traditions are about to be altered forever because of legalized gambling

Posted by   /  March 9, 2019  /  Courts/Law, Featured News, Sports  /  No Comments

  By Maury Brown | Forbes Earlier this week, Major League Baseball notified the media, managers and PR for the teams that from now on, team lineups for games would need to go to the Commissioner’s Office first. The reason? Baseball’s new relationship with legalized wagering on the sport. That had more than one beat […]

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