Attorney General Archives

Deal reached for American, US Airways to merge

by in Business News | Economy

The Justice Department says it has reached an agreement to allow American Airlines and US Airways to merge, creating the world’s biggest airline. The agreement requires the airlines to scale back the size of the merger at Washington’s Reagan National Airport and in other big cities. In August, the government sued to block the merger,… Read More →

Andrew Thomas will run for governor

Runoff Election, Early Voting Phoenix Mayor, Council

Former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas says he’s planning to run for Arizona governor in 2014. Thomas served as county attorney from 2005 until he resigned in 2010 to unsuccessfully run for Arizona attorney general. A three-member disciplinary panel of the Arizona courts disbarred Thomas about a year ago for failed corruption investigations that he… Read More →

Horne proposes arming educators

by in Business News | Education

In the wake of the Connecticut school shootings, Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is proposing a plan to allow one educator in each school to carry a gun. Horne says Arizona schools opting to participate could designate someone to receive free firearms training. That person would be the only one allowed to keep a gun… Read More →