Attorney General Mayes Calls for End to ‘Outdated’ Blood Donation Policy That Stigmatizes LGBTQ Individuals

PHOENIX—Attorney General Kris Mayes today joined a 22-state coalition in support of the Biden Administration's new proposed policy that would make it easier for the LGBTQ population to donate blood and plasma. The current policy recommends barring gay and bisexual men from donating blood within three months of their most recent sexual contact, regardless of whether they engaged in high-risk behavior. In January this year, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S.

Attorney General Mayes Joins Coalition Urging Congress to Pass Right-to-Repair Legislation

PHOENIX–Attorney General Kris Mayes joined a bipartisan coalition of 27 attorneys general today, calling upon the 118th Congress to protect farmers and other consumers by passing expansive Right-to-Repair legislation targeted at automobiles, agriculture equipment and digital electronic equipment.

Attorney General Mayes Joins 22 Attorneys General in Urging Kia and Hyundai to Take Swifter Action to Protect Vehicle Owners, Public Safety

PHOENIX – Attorney General Kris Mayes this week joined a coalition of 22 other attorneys general, in calling on Kia America (Kia) and Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) to take swift and comprehensive action to help remedy the crisis of car thefts that has occurred as a result of the companies’ failure to equip vehicles with anti-theft immobilizers. Alarmingly high theft rates for Kia and Hyundai models continue across the country, and many of these thefts are connected to other crimes, further endangering the public.

Attorney General Kris Mayes Withdraws Arizona From Lawsuit Challenging ATF Rule

PHOENIX – Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes today announced Arizona's withdrawal from a multistate lawsuit, led by Arizona and West Virginia, which challenged an effort by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) to regulate so-called “Ghost Guns.”

“I believe this Rule is within the ATF’s authority and provides much-needed regulation of ghost guns, which have proliferated in recent years and have made law enforcement’s job more difficult and dangerous,” said Attorney General Kris Mayes.

Attorney General Kris Mayes, Multistate Coalition Push Back Against Ongoing Effort to End DACA

PHOENIX – Attorney General Kris Mayes today joined a coalition of 22 attorneys general, led by California and New York, in an amicus brief pushing back against the ongoing, misguided effort led by Texas to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. In the friend-of-the-court brief filed before the U.S.

Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes Announces $375,000 Judgment Resolving Consumer Fraud Lawsuit Against Two Tucson Real Estate Companies

TUCSON -- Attorney General Kris Mayes today announced that the Arizona Attorney General’s Office (AGO) has secured a consent judgment against two Tucson real estate companies that were accused of consumer fraud.

Chief among the allegations was failure to disclose underlying mortgages on properties they sold to consumers. 

The 2021 consumer fraud case involved Deed and Note Traders, 881Home and their manager, David Kinas.  

Scottsdale Man Accused of Fraud Schemes, Forgery, and Theft involving federal Paycheck Protection Program Loans

PHOENIX - Attorney General Kris Mayes announced today that a State Grand Jury indicted Randy Steven Kaas for numerous crimes alleged to have occurred between June 1, 2020, and June 1, 2021.   

On January 30, 2023, a state grand jury issued a True Bill indicting Randy Steven Kaas with fourteen counts consisting of Fraudulent Schemes & Artifices, Forgery, and Theft, in Maricopa County Superior Court involving $3,715,276.50 of federal Paycheck Protection Program loans.