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Attorney General Brnovich Announces $2 Million Settlement with StubHub

PHOENIX –  Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that his office (AGO) reached a settlement agreement with StubHub, Inc., regarding ticket refunds from cancelled events due to COVID-19. The agreement with one of the largest ticket resellers in the country secures nearly $2 million in cash refunds for Arizona consumers and over $250,000 worth of account credits for Arizona consumers who chose that form of restitution.

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich Challenges Biden Administration’s Unconstitutional COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

First state lawsuit filed against federal vaccine mandate

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced his office (AGO) is suing President Biden and other officials in his administration over their unconstitutional COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal employees, federal contractors, and private businesses with more than 100 employees. This is the first lawsuit in the country to be filed against the Biden Administration’s radical actions requiring COVID-19 vaccines.

AG Brnovich: City of Tucson’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Violates State Law

Tucson public employees can refuse vaccine relying on Executive Order and State law 

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced that his office (AGO) determined the City of Tucson’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for public employees does violate state law for purposes of S.B. 1487, and also is in direct conflict with the Governor’s Executive Order 2021-18. Therefore, Tucson must rescind or amend the ordinance to come into compliance with state law, or lose millions of dollars in state funding.

Attorney General Brnovich Defends Religious Liberty

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced he is defending religious liberty and the First Amendment in three separate lawsuits, all involving private religious organizations and their authority to hire individuals who support their core mission and beliefs. The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) has long held that the ministerial exception prevents courts from adjudicating employment-related lawsuits brought by ministerial employees.

Attorney General Brnovich Warns of Hurricane Ida Charity Scams

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich is warning Arizonans to watch out for Hurricane Ida charity scams. There are already reports of fake organizations popping up asking people for money to help victims in Louisiana.

“It’s disgusting how fraudsters waste no time after a natural disaster to capitalize on people’s goodwill,” said Attorney General Mark Brnovich. “Arizonans are very generous, and I want to make sure they are donating to a legitimate charity that has experience helping victims quickly.”