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Former House Speaker Jeff Groscost dies (access required)

Former Speaker of the House Jeff Groscost (File photo) Former Speaker of the House Jeff Groscost died today. He was 45 years old. Mr. Groscost was first elected to the House in 1992 to represent Mesa and served as speaker ...

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Supreme Court allows voter ID requirements (access required)

Voters in Arizona will have to bring proper identification to cast ballots in the 2006 general election following a Supreme Court decision today to overrule a lower court that halted the ID requirements approved by 2004’s Proposition 200. The Supreme ...

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Petersen to accept plea deal, resign (access required)

State Treasurer David Petersen (Photo by Bill Coates) State Treasurer David Petersen will appear in Superior Court next Wednesday and accept a plea bargain in his case, the Attorney General Office said this morning. Mr. Petersen reportedly will waive a ...

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Treasurer offered plea deal by AG's Office (access required)

State Treasurer David Petersen (Photo by Bill Coates) Arizona Treasurer David Petersen has been told to resign before election day or face several felony charges, sources have told Arizona Capitol Times. The Attorney General’s Office, which has been investigating Mr. ...

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Aide files $3.5 million claim against Petersen (access required)

State Treasurer David Petersen (File photo) State Treasurer David Petersen’s former chief of staff has filed a $3.5 million whistleblower claim alleging he suffered reprisals after cooperating in an Attorney General’s investigation of the office. Tony Malaj still works for ...

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Flores headed back to lower court (access required)

An English language lawsuit is headed back to a Tucson federal courtroom after an appeals court ruled yesterday the lower court didn’t take all of the evidence into consideration when it ruled a state law didn’t meet the terms of ...

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Wong appointed to fill Corp. Comm. vacancy (access required)

Governor Napolitano and new Corporation Commissioner Barry Wong (Photo courtesy of the Governor’s Office) Former lawmaker Barry Wong has been named to fill the seat on the Arizona Corporation Commission vacated by Marc Spitzer, who resigned to take a job ...

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High court rules: Jones on ballot (access required)

The Arizona Supreme Court ruled late today that Rep. Russ Jones will remain on the ballot. The order reversed the lower court ruling and stated that the court erred in ruling that Mr. Jones committed petition forgery. The past month ...

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