resignation

U.S. Department of Justice

Justice Department to tighten rules on seizing Congress data

The Justice Department will tighten its rules around obtaining records from members of Congress, Attorney General Merrick Garland said Monday, amid revelations the department under former President Donald Trump had secretly seized records from Democrats and members of the media. “Consistent with our commitment to the rule of law,” Garland said in a statement, “we

Local

Prescott City Attorney Jon Paladini Announces Resignation

City Attorney Jon Paladini has informed City Council members that he will resign from his position effective July 31, 2021, to take a position with the Pierce Coleman law firm, which has offices in Mesa and Scottsdale. Paladini has been the City Attorney for Prescott since January 2013, joining shortly after returning from his second

National

Officer in Black man’s killing: from leader to defendant

In a matter of days, the white police officer who fatally shot a black man in a Minneapolis suburb went from being a respected professional who trained less experienced colleagues and led the department’s union, to a criminal defendant held up by community activists as a symbol of police aggression toward black people. Former Brooklyn

National

Trump Homeland Security chief abruptly quits at tense time

President Donald Trump’s acting head of the Department of Homeland Security abruptly resigned Monday, leaving the post ahead of schedule as the nation faces a heightened terrorism threat from extremists seeking to reverse the election. The announcement by acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf was perplexing. It came less than a week after he pledged to

National

Pelosi says House will impeach Trump, pushes VP to oust him

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday the House will proceed with legislation to impeach President Donald Trump as she pushes the vice president and the Cabinet to invoke constitutional authority force him out, warning that Trump is a threat to democracy after the deadly assault on the Capitol. The House action could start as soon

Local

Councilwoman Billie Orr Announces Her Resignation from the Prescott City Council

City Councilwoman Billie Orr has announced her intention to resign from public service and will vacate her seat on Prescott City Council effective January 19th, 2021.  She cites her plans to relocate from Prescott for health-related reasons. “After careful consideration, my husband Bob and I have decided that it would be in both of our

Scroll to Top