Phoenix, Arizona - Attorney General Mark Brnovich has concluded the City of Bisbee’s plastic and carryout bag regulations violate state law. Brnovich determined Bisbee’s regulations conflict with state law, which prohibits municipalities from regulating the sale or use of disposable carryout bags by private businesses.

Tempe, Arizona - Dr. Kelli Ward of Arizona, candidate for U.S. Senate, released the following statement today on Arizona Senator Jeff Flake announcing his retirement:

Phoenix, Arizona - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced inmate Jason Bullard, the ringleader of a property fraud title scheme, was sentenced to 20 years in prison. Co-conspirator Rockney Martineau was sentenced to 18 years in prison for his role in the fraud scheme.

Globe, Arizona - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced an Arizona State Grand Jury indicted 40-year-old Dr. Jamison Mark Foster on 30 felony charges including Acquisition of Narcotic and Dangerous Drugs by Fraud, Fraudulent Schemes, Forgery, and Taking the Identity of Another.

Phoenix, Arizona - Governor Doug Ducey Thursday announced the appointment of Gilbert Davidson to serve as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the State of Arizona.  Davidson, a dedicated and effective public administrator, currently serves as the Town Manager of the Town of Marana - a position he was appointed to in 2008. He began his tenure at Marana as deputy town manager in June 2005.