(Phoenix, Ariz. – Feb. 23, 2007) Attorney General Terry Goddard and Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Director Steve Owens announced today that Honeywell International, Inc. will pay a $500,000 penalty under a consent judgment with ADEQ for hazardous waste violations in Mohave County.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – Feb. 22, 2007) Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced the addition of Katherine Reedy as a public relations project specialist in the Community Services Program of the Attorney General’s Office.
Reedy will work primarily with non-profit organizations and rural media to inform and educate the public on consumer protection issues such as identity theft, predatory lending and elder abuse. She will also be responsible for building relationships with members of local communities who are most affected by consumer fraud. Reedy can be reached at 602-542-7718.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – Feb. 8, 2007) Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced that a claims process has been established for eligible consumers to receive part of the $70 million settlement reached in August 2006 with drug manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), resolving allegations that the drug company set fraudulently inflated prices for certain GSK drugs.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – Feb. 7, 2007) Attorney General Terry Goddard today issued an opinion stating that developmentally disabled workers are not exempt from the state’s new minimum wage that voters approved last November in Proposition 202. The new minimum wage of $6.75 an hour took effect Jan. 1.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – Feb. 6, 2007) Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced a $90 million settlement with Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. and Samsung Electronics Company Ltd., resolving allegations that Samsung and other leading computer chip manufacturers fixed the prices of Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) chips. The chips are used in personal computers, servers, workstations and many other electronic devices.