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07/2013

Statement form AG Horne Re: Yarnell Hill Fire Tragedy

STATEMENT FROM ATTORNEY GENERAL TOM HORNE:

"I was deeply saddened this evening to hear of the untimely passing of 19 wild-land firefighters in the Yarnell Hill Fire. The men and women who brave their lives daily to keep our families and homes safe should be honored for their bravery and sacrifices each and every day. Our Office sends heartfelt thoughts and prayers to the families and comrades of the fallen, and I join all of Arizona in keeping the injured in our prayers for a speedy recovery.

Attorney General Horne Announces Settlement With Telemarketers Selling Home-Based "Business Opportunities"

Approximately $400,000 in Seized Funds will go to Defrauded Consumers as Restitution

Phoenix, AZ (July 16, 2013) - Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is today announcing a recent settlement against two Arizona telemarketing companies and their owners, alleged to have defrauded consumers in a “work from home” business opportunity scam.

Attorney General Horne Wants EPA to Obey Law and Release Public Records Detailing Possible Collusion With Special Interest Groups

Horne Sues EPA Video Link

Phoenix (Monday, July 22, 2013) -- Attorney General Tom Horne has announced that Arizona has joined 11 other states in a lawsuit against the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), accusing the agency of not releasing public records that may shed light on why the EPA often chooses to settle – rather than litigate – lawsuits threatened by some environmental interest groups.