Attorney General Mark Brnovich Closing in on $26 Billion Opioid Settlement

Phoenix, Arizona - Attorney General Mark Brnovich last week announced his office (AGO) has signed on to a tentative historic $26 billion multistate settlement with four pharmaceutical companies for their roles in the opioid crisis. The tentative agreement includes Cardinal, McKesson, and AmerisourceBergen – the nation’s three major pharmaceutical distributors – and Johnson & Johnson, which manufactured and marketed opioids.

Attorney General Brnovich Announces Statewide Agreement with Local Governments Regarding Distribution of Future Opioid Settlement Funds

Phoenix, Arizona - Attorney General Mark Brnovich last Monday announced that 90 cities and towns and all 15 counties are signed on to a framework called the One Arizona Memorandum of Understanding (One Arizona Plan) to expeditiously distribute funds from future opioid settlements across Arizona. The agreement ensures that Arizona will receive the maximum amount of money available from future opioid settlements, including one under review with Cardinal, McKesson, AmerisourceBergen, and Johnson & Johnson.

Governor Ducey Appoints Christina Spurlock As Mohave County Clerk Of The Superior Court

Kingman, Arizona - Governor Doug Ducey Thursday announced the appointment of Christina Spurlock as the Mohave County Clerk of the Superior Court. This appointment fills the vacancy created by the resignation of Virlynn Tinnell. Under Arizona law, the vacancy created by the resignation is filled by gubernatorial appointment until the next general election in 2022.

Governor Ducey Appoints Megan A. McCoy To The Mohave County Superior Court

Kingman, Arizona - Governor Doug Ducey Thursday announced the appointment of Megan A. McCoy to the Mohave County Superior Court. The vacancy on the Mohave County Superior Court was created by the retirement of Judge Charles W. Gurtler, Jr., on June 30, 2021.

Governor Ducey Launches Program To Help Small Businesses Recover From Pandemic, Extreme Weather

Phoenix, Arizona - Governor Doug Ducey today announced $5 million to launch the Back to Work Small Business Rehiring and Retention Program, with a special focus on helping Arizona businesses affected by wildfires and flooding.