PHOENIX — The Arizona Attorney General’s Office said it won’t release a
report coming from its internal investigation into whether office employees
used work time and public resources to work on Attorney General Tom Horne’s
Office spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham told the Arizona Capitol Times that report will be kept confidential because of the
attorney-client privilege and state personnel rules.
Grisham also said the office will not be able to disclose the investigation
results in firings.
Grisham had announced Friday that the office has hired for former legislator
John Kaites, former judge David Derickson and a private investigator and a
computer forensics expert to investigate the allegations by a former Horne
staffer, Sarah Beatie.
Beattie attorney Tom Ryan said the office could waive the attorney-client