Phoenix, Arizona - Governor Doug Ducey Friday signed SB 1235, legislation sponsored by Senator Jamescita Peshlakai (D), establishing June 2 as “Native American Day” in Arizona.

Las Cruces, New Mexico - Lorenzo A. Ruiz-Gonzalez, 26, entered a guilty plea to heroin and methamphetamine trafficking charges today in federal court in Las Cruces.  Immediately thereafter, Ruiz-Gonzales was sentenced to 70 months of imprisonment.  He will be deported after completing his prison sentence.

Washington, DC - A federal grand jury in Montgomery, Alabama, has returned an indictment, which was unsealed today, charging a woman with filing false tax returns and wire fraud, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Louis V. Franklin, Sr. for the Middle District of Alabama.

Washington, DC - With the tax season in full swing, the Justice Department warns taxpayers to avoid unscrupulous tax return preparers who seek to harm taxpayers, and also reminds taxpayers that they could still be responsible for any unpaid taxes, penalties, and interest, resulting from errors made on their returns.

Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice announced today that they will hold a joint public workshop in Washington, DC on June 5, 2018, to explore competition issues in the residential real estate brokerage industry.