(Phoenix, Ariz. – February 9, 2005) Attorney General Terry Goddard today issued a legal opinion indicating that local school districts are allowed to exempt special education students from taking the Arizona’s Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS).
(Phoenix, Ariz. – February 8, 2005) Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard applauded the “gift card” legislation being considered by the State Senate Commerce and Economic Development Committee on Wednesday morning.
“This legislation will ensure that consumers are provided all relevant information before purchasing a gift card,” Goddard said.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – February 8, 2005) Attorney General Terry Goddard today filed suit against Scottsdale Suzuki Superstore, Inc. alleging the dealer made misleading and deceptive statements in television ads guaranteeing a minimum trade-in for the purchaser of a new car at its Tempe dealership.
In addition, lawsuit alleges that Scottsdale Suzuki Superstore, Inc. placed misleading information concerning “dealer installed accessories and service charges” on the window stickers of new cars.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – February 7, 2005) Attorney General Terry Goddard today issued the following Auto Loan Consumer Alert as part of Consumer Protection Week 2005. Complaints related to the purchase of a new or used car consistently rank among the top 10 consumer complaints filed with the Arizona Attorney General’s Office.
People who get auto loans from automobile dealers sometimes pay hundreds or even thousands of dollars extra because of higher interest rates charged by dealers, and minorities usually pay the most.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – February 4, 2005) Attorney General Terry Goddard today issued a legal opinion indicating that an Arizona driver’s license or a state issued ID card obtained after October 1, 1996 satisfies the citizenship requirement to register to vote. The Secretary of State requested the opinion following voter approval of Proposition 200.
In addition to providing the identification, a person registering to vote must sign a statement declaring he or she is a U.S. citizen, and that falsely claiming to be a U.S. citizen is a state and federal crime.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – February 25, 2005) My campaign disclosures were complete, highly detailed and in compliance with the Clean Elections law.
Of course, this complaint will be properly investigated, and I have recused myself and this office from any involvement with that process.
I don't know why a complaint like this would be filed after more than two years except to attempt to divert attention from the Clean Elections investigations of complaints relating to the 2004 election.