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AG Brnovich Issues Legal Opinion on COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements

Can an employer make you get a COVID-19 vaccine?

PHOENIX-- Attorney General Mark Brnovich issued a legal opinion today regarding COVID-19 vaccine mandates for employees, patrons of businesses, and airline passengers under existing state and federal laws. The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) Opinion finds there is no one-size-fits-all answer and that government and private businesses have varying legal requirements.

Attorney General Brnovich Obtains Over $500,000 in Settlements with Scottsdale and Tucson Doctors Regarding Insys Opioid Prescriptions

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that his office (AGO) obtained consent judgments with Dr. Nikesh Seth, a Scottsdale-based pain management doctor, and Dr. Sheldon Gingerich, a Tucson-based pain management doctor. The settlements require the two doctors to pay a combined sum of over $500,000 to resolve the AGO’s claims that the doctors took hundreds of thousands of dollars in sham educational “speaker fees” from Chandler-based Insys Therapeutics in exchange for prescribing Subsys, a highly addictive opioid prescription drug that contains fentanyl.

Attorney General Brnovich Announces Charges Against Tucson Man for Allegedly Illegally Voting in 2020 Election

TUCSON – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced that a State Grand Jury indicted 38-year-old Kyle Anthony Clark, of Tucson, with one count of False Registration and one count of Illegal Voting, for illegally registering to vote and casting a vote in the 2020 General Election while he was an inmate at the Pima County Jail. Clark was arraigned in Pima County Superior Court on Thursday afternoon.

Attorney General Mark Brnovich Supports Georgia’s Election Integrity Law

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich joined a coalition of 16 states urging the United States District Court for the North District of Georgia to uphold Georgia’s recently-enacted election integrity measures. The attorneys general filed an amicus brief supporting Georgia’s motion to dismiss in United States Department of Justice (DOJ) lawsuit in United States v. Georgia.

Attorney General Mark Brnovich Launches Consumer Fraud Awareness Program to Stop Utility Scams in Arizona

PHOENIX – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that his office (AGO), the Arizona Food Marketing Alliance (AFMA), and public utilities are launching a program to combat utility gift card scams across the state. Arizona utility companies receive hundreds of calls every week from customers who've reported being targeted by scammers pressuring them to pay a bill using a prepaid gift card.