200910

Goddard: Local Control Best Way to Protect Air Quality Suit Seeks to Defend the EPA’s Approval of California Emissions Standards

(Phoenix, Ariz. – Oct. 9, 2009) Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced that he is taking action to support local control by defending the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision to grant states the right to regulate global warming pollution from automobiles.  Goddard, along with a coalition of 17 other state Attorneys General, this week filed a motion to intervene a lawsuit brought by the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce that seeks to deny individual states the ability to limit greenhouse gas emissions from cars.

Former Tucson Police Lieutenant Charged with Defrauding Police Union

(Phoenix, Ariz. – Oct. 1, 2009) Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced the indictment of former Tucson Police Department lieutenant William A. Ryberg, Jr., 41, of Tucson, on charges relating to his alleged theft of funds and misuse of credit cards from the Tucson Police Officer’s Association (TPOA), a collective bargaining association for Tucson Police Department peace officers.