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Attorney General Brnovich Announces Action to Stop Coercive Investment Practices

PHOENIX -- Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced he is looking into ESG investing practices by major firms, including their membership in the investor-led initiative, Climate Action 100+. Many large investment companies, which manage trillions in assets, have recently publicized their focus on environmental, social, and governance factors. The firms are accused of intimidating and threatening companies if they do not comply with their left-wing agenda.

Arizona Attorney General’s Office Launches AGTV to Inform and Protect Arizonans

PHOENIX -  In a continuing effort to protect consumers and educate Arizonans, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced the hiring of Emmy award-winning, former TV news anchor Heather Moore to launch and oversee a new video channel called AGTV. From consumer protection to community outreach, civil rights, and major lawsuits, the goal of AGTV is to give members of the public the tools they need to protect themselves and their families. In 2021, the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) reports an increase in complaints compared to previous years.

Two More Inmates Indicted for False Registration and Illegal Voting While Serving as Inmates in Pima County Jail

TUCSON – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced that both 25-year-old Michael Damian Herrera, of Tucson, and 29-year-old Shadae Alexis Smith, of Tucson, have each been indicted on one count of False Registration and one count of Illegal Voting, for allegedly illegally registering to vote and casting a vote in the 2020 General Election while they were inmates at the Pima County Jail. 

Tucson Man Sentenced to Prison for Taking Money from Vulnerable Adults

TUCSON - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced that Hector Andres Aleman, of Tucson, was sentenced to three years in prison on November 4 by a Pima County judge after pleading guilty to Attempted Fraudulent Schemes and Artifices, a Class 3 Felony. Aleman was indicted in April of this year, accused of using a position of trust to take advantage of vulnerable adults by gaining access to the victims’ funds and transferring the money to himself. 

Attorney General Mark Brnovich Sues Biden Administration to Stop Health Care Worker COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich is co-leading a multistate coalition in filing a lawsuit to stop the Biden administration’s overreaching “job or jab” COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health care workers. The mandate threatens to further burden the health care sector and patient well-being in Arizona, where nursing homes and other long-term care facilities are already facing worker shortages.
 
The coalition filed the lawsuit and a request for a preliminary injunction today in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana.

Attorney General Mark Brnovich Urges Efforts to Stop Robocallers from Misusing Legitimate Phone Numbers

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich today wrote the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in support of its efforts to reduce illegal robocallers’ access to legitimate phone numbers, which bad actors use to make unending robocalls that scam people out of their hard-earned money.  

AG Brnovich Calls on Governor Ducey to Stop Government COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich is calling on Arizona Governor Doug Ducey to take three immediate actions to protect the individual liberties of Arizonans against COVID-19 vaccine government mandates.

“Protecting people from government COVID-19 vaccine mandates must be a priority,” said Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich. “I am urging the Governor to take immediate steps to help protect Arizona families."

General Brnovich is asking for the following three actions to be taken:

Attorney General Mark Brnovich Challenges Biden’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Private Companies

PHOENIX -- Attorney General Mark Brnovich is co-leading a multistate coalition of 11 states in a lawsuit against the Biden Administration and federal officials to stop their COVID-19 vaccine mandate on private employers with more than 100 employees. The coalition is the first state challenge against the requirements on private employers. A Petition for Judicial Review was filed in the United States Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals earlier this morning, and a Motion for Stay is expected to be filed early next week.

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich to File Lawsuit to Stop Biden Administration’s Private Employer COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

PHOENIX -- Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced he will file a lawsuit Friday morning once Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules are officially published that will mandate COVID-19 vaccine requirements for private employers with more than 100 or more employees.