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Terry Goddard Says Mortgage Industry Needs to Do More to Reduce Home Foreclosures

(Phoenix, Ariz. – Feb. 7, 2008) Citing a new national report on subprime mortgages, Attorney General Terry Goddard said today that the mortgage industry needs to reach out to more homeowners at risk of foreclosure if the nation’s housing crisis is to be brought under control.

While mortgage servicing companies have increased outreach efforts and shown more willingness to modify home loans, Goddard said, the report shows most seriously delinquent borrowers were not undertaking any mitigation option.

Nine Defendants Indicted on Drug Charges in Pima County

(Phoenix, Ariz. – Feb. 6, 2008) Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced the indictment of nine people on charges related to the sale and transportation of narcotic drugs. Four of the defendants indicted were arrested this morning and booked into Pima County Jail. A fifth person was arrested on charges of possession of marijuana. The remaining defendants have not yet been served with their charges.