Ladies and Gentlemen of the great state of Arizona, for those of you that think that you are protected against crooked contractors by the Arizona Registrar of Contractors think again. I can personally vouch for their incompetence as I went through the laborious process of filling out their freakishly long web forms, waiting for a response and still getting my claim rejected.
But, don't let that stop you. Let this stop you:
CBS 5 - KPHO
Or maybe this:
So, if you are wondering why you can't find a decent contractor in this state, look no further than the government agency that is supposed to regulate them. At least they are traditionally minded. They haven't changed at all since 1979: