AG Mayes Calls on Congress to Improve Federal-State Cooperation to End Human Trafficking

Phoenix- Attorney General Kris Mayes, along with Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch, Delaware Attorney General Kathleen Jennings, and Attorneys General representing 33 other states, last week sent a letter to Congressional leaders, informing them of an issue of grave concern with the National Human Trafficking Hotline and requesting their assistance to preserve the critical joint federal-state effort to end trafficking.

Arizona Attorney General’s Office Releases Documents Related to 2020 Election Investigations

PHOENIX – Today, Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes released documents related to the investigations into the handling of the 2020 election in Arizona.
Despite Arizona Attorney General Office (AAGO) agents and support staff spending over 10,000 hours investigating voting irregularities and alleged instances of illegal voting by high-profile election deniers, a September 2022 summary prepared by AAGO's Special Investigations Section stated:

Media Advisory: Attorney General Kris Mayes joins Phoenix DEA and Tempe Police Department for Press Conference

TEMPE- Attorney General Kris Mayes will be joining Interim Tempe Police Chief Josie Montenegro and Phoenix DEA Special Agent in Charge Cheri Oz for a joint press conference on a recent large-scale interagency narcotics investigation in the Valley.

Agents recovered over four and a half million fentanyl pills, over three thousand pounds of methamphetamine, along with large quantities of heroin, cocaine, and fentanyl powder.

Who: Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes
Interim Tempe Police Chief Josie Montenegro 

Attorney General Mayes Announces Investigation of Proposed Merger of Albertsons and Kroger

PHOENIX – Attorney General Kris Mayes announced that the Arizona Attorney General’s Office is launching an anti-trust investigation of the proposed merger between The Kroger Co., parent company of Smith's and Fry’s Food & Drug Stores, and Albertsons Companies, which operates supermarkets under the Albertsons and Safeway brands in Arizona.

Attorney General Kris Mayes Joins Coalition Supporting Federal Proposal to Create a More Affordable Repayment Plan for Student Loan Borrowers

PHOENIX – Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes is joining a coalition of 22 state attorneys general in submitting comments to the U.S. Department of Education in response to proposed changes to the Income-Driven Repayment (IDR) program.
IDR plans enable borrowers to make payments based on income and family size and offer the possibility of loan forgiveness after 20 or 25 years of qualifying payments. 

Attorney General Kris Mayes Announces Training Program Partnership with the Inter Tribal Council of Arizona

PHOENIX - Today, Attorney General Kris Mayes announced a new partnership with her office (AGO) and the Inter Tribal Council of Arizona (ITCA) to launch a first-of-its-kind Train the Trainer program aimed at creating awareness and preventing human trafficking and missing and murdered Indigenous People in tribal communities.