Arizona Strengthens Protections For Victims Of Child Sexual Abuse

Phoenix, Arizona - Governor Doug Ducey Tuesday joined survivors of child sexual abuse, victim advocates and Arizona State Senators Paul Boyer and Heather Carter for a ceremonial signing of H.B. 2466. The bill, which passed unanimously in the Arizona State Legislature, strengthens protections for victims of child sexual abuse by extending the amount of time victims have to pursue civil action against perpetrators.

Moving Scams During Peak Moving Season

Phoenix, Arizona - More than 35 million Americans move each year. Moving can be a stressful and expensive experience, and it can quickly turn into a nightmare if you become the victim of an unscrupulous moving company. Moving scams can result in lost or damaged possessions, hundreds or even thousands of dollars in “extra” fees, and hours/days of wasted time.

Justice Department Announces Sixth Settlement Under the Civil Rights Division’s Protecting U.S. Workers Initiative

Houston, Texas - The Department of Justice Wednesday reached a settlement agreement with El Expreso Bus Company (El Expreso), a company that provides intercity passenger bus service, headquartered in Houston, Texas. The agreement resolves the Department of Justice’s investigation into whether El Expreso unlawfully denied employment to qualified and available U.S. workers because it preferred to hire temporary visa workers with H-2B visas.

Business Executive Pleads Guilty to Foreign Bribery Charges in Connection with Venezuela Bribery Scheme

Houston, Texas - A dual U.S.-Venezuelan citizen who controlled multiple U.S.-based companies pleaded guilty Wednesday for his role in the Petroleos de Venezuela S.A. (PDVSA) foreign bribery scheme.  The case involves bribes paid to PDVSA officials - Venezuela’s state-owned and state-controlled energy company - and its Houston, Texas-based subsidiary Citgo Petroleum Corporation (Citgo), to corruptly secure and retain energy and logistics contracts.

Arizona's Ranking in Money Spent on Prescription Drugs

Phoenix, Arizona - A new study found Arizona residents rank No. 28 in the country, spending $1,525.85 per-capita annually on prescription drugs.