Attorney General Tom Horne

State Capitol News
8:19 am
Wed October 8, 2014

Many Aiming to Overturn Arizona’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban

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Attorneys for same-sex couples hoping to marry are moving today to finally get a judge to overturn the state’s ban. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer has details.

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KNAU and Arizona News
5:00 am
Fri October 3, 2014

Dual Track Voting System to Affect Some First Time Voters

Student organizations use both forms when registering voters. The state form is on the left and the federal form is on the right.
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November will mark the first general election in which Arizonans use a dual track voting system. The new method prevents Arizona from imposing citizenship requirements on voters using the federal form. But it does allow the state to mandate proof of citizenship for local elections. It comes from a voter approved initiative to crack down on fraudulent voting. But, as Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan reports, the new system is proving difficult for some first time voters.

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State Capitol News
2:54 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

Clean Elections Commission to Pursue Full Investigation of Horne

Attorney General Tom Horne
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The Clean Elections Commission concluded this afternoon there’s enough evidence to merit a full-blown investigation into whether Attorney General Tom Horne used state personnel and resources in his reelection bid. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
4:00 pm
Tue September 9, 2014

Clean Elections Commission Further Pursuing Horne Campaign Finance Investigation

Outgoing Attorney General Tom Horne
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The executive director of the Clean Elections Commission concluded today there’s reason to believe that Tom Horne used more than $300,000 worth of state employee time and office rent in his bid to get reelected as attorney general. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer has details.

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State Capitol News
4:58 am
Wed September 3, 2014

Horne Seeks U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on State Medication Abortion Restrictions

Attorney General Tom Horne
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Attorney General Tom Horne on Tuesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that state lawmakers can legally restrict the right of women to a medication abortion if they have justification to do so — and other options remain. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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KNAU and Arizona News
5:00 am
Tue August 26, 2014

State Primary Election to Narrow Down U.S. House, Governor and Attorney General Races

Gubernatorial candidate Christine Jones takes part in a Flagstaff forum last week.
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Arizonans head to the polls today to vote in the state’s primary election. As Arizona public radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, a crowded field of candidates are vying for several statewide offices, including governor and the U.S. House of Representatives.

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State Capitol News
4:00 pm
Tue August 12, 2014

Judge Declines to Throw Out Horne Investigation

Attorney General Tom Horne
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A judge has rebuffed efforts by Attorney General Tom Horne to quash an investigation into whether he has been using public resources in his reelection bid. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
10:24 am
Tue August 12, 2014

Horne Asks for Dismissal of Clean Elections Investigation

Attorney General Tom Horne
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The lawyer for Attorney General Tom Horne asked a judge this afternoon to kill one of the three current investigations against him. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
8:24 am
Fri August 8, 2014

Court Limits Dark Money for State Elections

Attorney General Tom Horne
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A new ruling from the state court of appeals could limit some of the dark money commercials and mailers in state politics. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
8:32 am
Tue July 29, 2014

Final Debate Turns Contentious in State Attorney General Primary

Incumbent Attorney General Tom Horne, left, and Mark Brnovich, his Republican challenger, center, debate Monday night at KAET.
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The two Republican candidates for attorney general faced off Monday night in their last televised debate before early voting starts this week. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer was there.

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