201709

AG Brnovich Joins 25-State Coalition Supporting Elimination of Job-Killing Waters Rule

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich joined a 25-state coalition in support of permanently rescinding language used in the 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule.

The coalition filed its letter as part of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ongoing review of the WOTUS rule. It encourages the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers to preserve the states’ role in protecting water resources by fully eliminating the Obama-era rule and enforcing pre-existing rules until more concise language can be adopted.

AG Brnovich Launches Investigation into Equifax Data Breach Calls for Equifax to Disable Fee-based Monitoring Services Link

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich joined a 32-state bipartisan investigation into the massive Equifax data breach recently disclosed to the public. In a letter sent to Equifax today, the attorneys general are calling for Equifax to disable links for enrollment in fee-based credit monitoring service in the wake of the data breach impacting 143 million people.

AG Brnovich Files Lawsuit Against Arizona Board of Regents for Unconstitutional Tuition Hikes

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich today filed a lawsuit against the Arizona Board of Regents (“ABOR”) for dramatically and unconstitutionally increasing the price of base tuition and mandatory fees at Arizona's public universities by more than 300 percent since 2003. The Arizona Constitution requires that “the university and all other state educational institutions shall be open to students of both sexes, and the instruction furnished shall be as nearly free as possible.”

AG Brnovich Leads 20-State Amicus Brief to Protect Law Enforcement Investigative Powers

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich led a coalition of 20 attorneys general in filing an Amicus Brief in the U.S. Supreme Court in opposition to the law enforcement gag order issued in the David Daleiden and Center for Medical Progress v. National Abortion Federation case.

Daleiden is asking the Supreme Court to remove a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals injunction barring him from releasing additional undercover footage from a National Abortion Federation convention because of a non-disclosure agreement that he signed to attend the conference.

Arizona Joins $3.5M Settlement After Installation of Hacker Vulnerable Software on Laptop Computers

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Arizona joined with 31 other states in a consumer fraud settlement with Lenovo Inc., the world’s second largest computer manufacturer. Under the settlement, Lenovo resolves allegations that it shipped some of its laptops preloaded with adware that compromised security protections in order to deliver ads to Arizona consumers.