By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- The state's top lawyer is telling a federal judge that there may be legitimate claims that Gov. Doug Ducey has exceeded his legal authority in closing certain businesses.
And he's urging her to take a closer look.
In a new filing Wednesday, Attorney General Mark Brnovich said that the claims by Xponential Fitness against the governor "raise serious issues of first impression involving executive authority in an emergency.'' More to the point, he said these "deserve close and careful consideration by the court.''