The Democratic-controlled House on Friday approved a bill to decriminalize and tax marijuana at the federal level, reversing what supporters call a failed policy of criminalizing pot use and taking steps to address racial disparities in enforcement of federal drug laws. Opponents, mostly Republicans, called the bill a hollow political gesture and mocked Democrats for
A federal appeals court ruled Friday that a lower court was wrong to bar the Trump administration from taking $3.6 billion from military construction projects for a border wall. A panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said that El Paso County and the nonprofit Border Network for Human Rights did not have
This is a joint media release as part of a multi-agency task force investigation between the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office and the Prescott Valley Police Department. At approximately 2:25 AM, December 3, 2020, an unidentified subject fired multiple rounds into an occupied residence in the 8300 block of E Loos Dr, in Prescott Valley. One
Former Insurance Agent Sentenced To 2.5 Years In Prison For Stealing Insurance Premiums From Customers
Following an Arizona Department of Insurance and Financial Institutions (DIFI) Fraud Unit investigation, on November 16, 2020, Rosita Johns, 47, of Buckeye, Arizona was sentenced in Maricopa County Superior Court to 2.5 years in prison and four years probation for committing fraudulent schemes and forgery. The Arizona Attorney General’s Office was the prosecuting agency. Ms.
The Amistad Project of the Thomas More Society filed a motion Wednesday night in Maricopa County Superior Court contesting the results of the 2020 presidential election, citing expert data analysis indicating that hundreds of thousands of potentially illegal votes were counted, while over 100,000 legal ballots were not counted. The data, compiled and analyzed over
County election officials agreed Wednesday to expand their inspection of certain ballots in metro Phoenix that are being challenged in a Republican lawsuit that seeks to reverse Joe Biden’s victory in the state. Arizona Republican Party Chairwoman Kelli Ward, who filed a lawsuit contesting the election results, is looking for irregularities among the nearly 28,000