Mar 6, 2024 - News

Chips & salsa: AZ Supreme Court rebuffs Lake

Illustration of chips and salsa in the shape of Camelback Mountain.

Illustration: Lindsey Bailey/Axios

🏛 The Arizona Supreme Court rejected Kari Lake's request to dismiss Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer's defamation suit. (AZcentral)

Scoop: U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), the Senate's No. 2 Republican, endorsed Lake, a reversal from his long-term criticism of the MAGA movement. (Axios)

💊 Customs and Border Protection can't use many of its high-tech fentanyl scanners at the border because Congress hasn't appropriated money for installation, the agency's commissioner says. (NBC News)

🍽 Celebrity chef Richard Blais will open six restaurants in Scottsdale. (Phoenix New Times)

Former lawmaker David Stringer, who resigned in 2019 amid allegations surrounding a 1983 arrest on sex crime charges in Maryland, filed to challenge Yavapai County Attorney Dennis McGrane in the GOP primary. (AZ Family)

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