Attorney General Tom Horne

State Capitol News
11:51 am
Wed October 10, 2012

FBI Uses Martha Stewart to Scare Witnesses

Martha Stewart, January 2008

FBI agents in the state have crafted a new way to scare people into telling them what they want to know: Mention Martha Stewart.

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State Capitol News
10:50 am
Tue October 2, 2012

FBI Also Reports AG Horne Involved in Hit and Run

Arizona Atty General Tom Horne, 11 November 2011
Gage Skidmore

The FBI probe into Tom Horne's campaign finance resulted in a discovery unrelated to how money was being spent to get him elected attorney general.

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State Capitol News
9:01 am
Thu August 23, 2012

Judge Asked to Void Taking of Mortgage Funds

An attorney for housing advocacy groups asked a judge Wednesday to void a decision by lawmakers to take $50 million from the cash the state got as its share of a nationwide mortgage fraud settlement.

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State Capitol News
8:56 am
Wed May 9, 2012

State to Use Mortgage Fraud Settlement Funds to Balance Budget

A legal fight is brewing over the decision by lawmakers and the governor to tap a mortgage fraud settlement to help balance the budget. 

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State Capitol News
4:32 pm
Wed January 18, 2012

Lawmakers Move to Close Loophole in Campaign Finance Laws

Attorney General Tom Horne (left), Secretary of State Ken Bennett, and Representative Edward Farnsworth
Howard Fischer

A 2010 United States Supreme Court ruling says corporations have the right to spend as much as they want supporting or opposing any candidate as long as they do that independent of the candidate's campaign. Secretary of State Ken Bennett said some corporations suddenly popped up last year during the Phoenix mayoral race and the Russell Pearce recall claiming that they did not have to disclose the SOURCE of their funds. 

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